What’s the link between gum disease and breast cancer?

Posted on Sep 27, 2012

What’s the link between gum disease and breast cancer?

Recently, a research conducted by the British Dental Health Centre discovered that women with missing teeth or gum disease may be up to 11 times to suffer from breast cancer than women whose oral health is in good shape.

Inadequate dental healthcare has been connected to diabetes, premature births and cardiovascular disease, and though the link between gum disease and breast cancer hasn’t yet been established, there is a connection.

If you would like to work on your oral health routine, get in touch with our team of dental experts and learn how to keep your smile healthy and beautiful.

If you have missing teeth, you’re not just at risk for breast cancer! Missing teeth may influence your jaw bone growth, your tooth alignment, and your confidence. Current oral technology can easily repair your smile and give you the chance to go through life with a smile. Contact your Vancouver dentist, Downtown Dental, today!

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