The bad habit when brushing your teeth that could increase your risk of cancer by 52%

 The study is observational and doesn’t prove that gum disease causes cancer, but it could mean that someday doctors will include a look at your gum health when assessing your overall risk.

Fortunately, it’s easy to prevent gum disease.

The American Dental Association recommends that you brush your teeth twice per day, floss at least once per day, and get a dental exam and cleaning regularly.

As well as poor oral hygiene, a number of things can increase your risk of developing problems with your gums.


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