Breast cancer and oral health
According to research conducted at the University of Buffalo, women with gum disease – especially those who smoke – may be at greater risk of developing breast cancer.1
Furthermore, many breast cancer survivors experience oral health complications caused by side effects from treatment. It’s possible to prevent or manage some of these oral health side effects by taking extra good care of the mouth, teeth and gums, and staying on course with professional dental care before and during treatment.
This infographic includes some of the most important facts and information about oral health and breast cancer, including how to take action before and during treatment.
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