Written by Dentistry Today Friday, 23 August 2013 12:57
If a person needed more incentive to maintain good oral health, now he or she has it.
The American Association for Cancer Research concluded that poor oral health leads to the human papilloma virus infection. HPV produces about 40 to 80 percent of oropharyngeal cancers.
The study appears in Cancer Prevention Research, the journal of the American Association for Cancer Research.