A 46-year-old member asked:
Please explain who is at risk of oral cancer?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Cosmetic Dentistry 50 years experience
Tobacco Users: Tobacco use of any kind is the big leading cause of oral cancer.
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Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 34 years experience
Smokers & drinkers: For the most part those at the highest risk are people who use tobacco products in any form and those that use alcohol in any form. This includes ciggarettes, cigars, dip, beer, wine, liquor and alcohol containing mouthwashes.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
What are the risk factors for oral cancer?
3 doctor answers • 7 doctors weighed in
Specializes in Family Medicine
Tobacco use: The use of tobacco- either smoking or chewing it is the biggest risk factor.
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Last updated Feb 25, 2014
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