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There is a relatively new risk factor that is rapidly overtaking smoking and drinking as the primary etiologic factor for newly-diagnosed cases of oral cancer: the oral human papillomavirus, or HPV. Of the 34,000 cases of oropharygeal cancers diagnosed each year, HPV is now found in up to 50 percent of them.1
Written by Dentistry Today Friday, 15 October 2010 09:13
According to a new survey conducted by the makers of Polident® MicroClean™ denture cleanser, many denture wearers are making detrimental denture-cleaning mistakes, such as brushing with regular toothpaste (46 percent), which can cause scratches on the dentures where bacteria and other microorganisms can collect and grow.1 Recent studies show that oral health may affect overall health.2,3,4,5,6 It is essential that denture wearers get education on how to care for their dentures.
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