The Link Between Cancer and Gum Health: What You Need to Know

Understanding the Link Between Cancer and Gum Disease

A study published in 2022 linked gum disease with an increased risk of colorectal cancer.1

Cancer is the 2nd leading cause of death in the United States, exceeded only by heart disease.2

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1 Janati, A., et al. (2022, Jan. 26). Periodontal disease as a risk factor for sporadic colorectal cancer: results from COLDENT study.

2 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

3 Oral Cancer Foundation.

4 Oral Cancer Foundation.