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Diseased Gums Dramatically Raise Your Cancer and Health Risks
Date:11/19/2009

such as leukemia rose by 30% among men with gum disease. In another study it was found that for each millimeter of bone loss in chronic periodontitis, a form of gum disease, there was a four times increase in head and neck cancer.

The search for a precise connection goes on but it is thought that long lasting gum disease can trigger a substantial reduction in the immune response and cause damage to the immune system. This in turn makes it easier for the cancer to grow. It is also possible that the bacteria from the gum disease could be directly causing the cancer themselves. It is known that people with gum disease not only have higher levels of oral bacteria but higher levels of nitrosamines which are a known carcinogen.

It was always noted by the researchers that further studies are needed to confirm the newest statistical data. There are some noted researchers such as Dr. Phillip Preshaw of Newcastle University that felt the findings are not yet conclusive and that more data is needed. Prominent British researcher Dr. Sir Muir Gray stated that ”correlation does not equal causation,” He noted that he is not convinced yet. Encino Dentist Dr. Allan Melnick, a well-known author, researcher and clinician said in a recent interview on the subject “I tell my patients the facts as best I know them, but in the end it is up to them, but I do worry when I look at the data. I have a wealth of information on my blog at www.FocusedCareDental.com/blog. I only wish people would read it. In particular, the parts on gum disease and oral cancer could save their lives.”

So while the data is not proof positive a red warning flag has been raised. Although few people like going to the dentist, it appears that having regular dental care is more important than ever.


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