Mouth cancer symptoms: Loose teeth could signal deadly disease - dentist


Doctor Sehmi said: “Shockingly, recent statistics have found that awareness of the major risk factors relating to mouth cancer is as low as nine percent in UK adults.

“With cases skyrocketing in the UK, it is really important that more is done to help increase people’s awareness of not only the signs, but also the risk factors which can lead to mouth cancer.”

Smoking

Smoking has been known to cause at least 15 types of cancer, with around two in every three mouth cancers linked to smoking.

Regular smokers are advised to visit their dentists for a mouth cancer screening on a more regular basis, and to read more on smoking cessation.



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