Gum Disease linked to Colorectal Cancer

by on May 15, 2019
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Did you know that colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer related deaths in the United States and second most occurring cancer worldwide? Researchers have discovered a gut microbe that is also found in the mouth associated with gum disease that has been linked to a third of colorectal cancers. Researchers at the Columbia University of Dental Medicine have found oral bacteria, accelerates the growth of colon cancer. This is another reason why it is extremely important to maintain good oral hygiene habits! Healthy mouth, healthy body! Make sure you schedule your routine dental cleaning and check-up, as well as brushing and flossing.

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