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How common is mouth cancer in 16 year olds?

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Dr. Arnold Malerman
Dentistry - Orthodontics
5 doctors agree

In brief: Very rare

Although other types of cancers are prevalent in children and teens, cancers of the oral cavity are very rare.
physical irritation, such as the untreated sharp edge of a broken tooth, alcohol abuse, smoking anything, and mot especially use of tobacco in any form, is associated with increased risk of oral cancer. So don't. If you have a question, see your Dentist for an exam.

In brief: Very rare

Although other types of cancers are prevalent in children and teens, cancers of the oral cavity are very rare.
physical irritation, such as the untreated sharp edge of a broken tooth, alcohol abuse, smoking anything, and mot especially use of tobacco in any form, is associated with increased risk of oral cancer. So don't. If you have a question, see your Dentist for an exam.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Dr. Arnold Malerman
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Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry
4 doctors agree

In brief: Rare

Smoking of any kind and use of alcohol will increase your risk over time.
Get sux month soft tissue examination at your regular dental check ups. No need to worry at your current age.

In brief: Rare

Smoking of any kind and use of alcohol will increase your risk over time.
Get sux month soft tissue examination at your regular dental check ups. No need to worry at your current age.
Dr. Gary Sandler
Dr. Gary Sandler
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