Women have a 13 per cent higher chance of developing oral cancer if they suffer from diabetes, according to new research highlighted by the dentists at Drayton Dental Care near Norwich.
Overall, women face a 27 per cent increase of developing any form of cancer if they have diabetes, while men also face a 19 per cent increased risk discovered the study published in Diabetologia, the official journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes.
Most of us are painfully aware of mouth ulcers. For those lucky few who have never had one, they are painful sores that can appear on the inside of your cheeks, lips and gums. They look like blisters and are often raised on the outside edge with a dip in the center. No one is 100% sure what causes mouth ulcers, explain the dentists at Drayton Dental Care near Norwich, but we do know that they hurt. The inside of the mouth is one of the most sensitive and tender areas of the body. Mouth ulcers can catch on our teeth, rub when we speak, become inflamed when we eat and irritated when we drink.
Teeth are precious and the best teeth you will ever have are your own, which is why our Drayton dental practice in School Road promotes a preventive approach through regular examinations and hygiene treatments.