A recent study again provided additional evidence of a link between advanced gum disease and cancer. Researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public HealthJohns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center and Tufts University School of Medicine and Cancer Center used data from comprehensive dental exams on thousands of individuals  and found a 24 percent increase in the relative risk of developing cancer among participants with severe periodontitis (gum disease).  A link to the study is here.  Don’t wait – book a cleaning with our all star staff of hygienists today!

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