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  • 11 causes of oral and oropharyngeal cancer — some may surprise you
    Apr. 15, 2020

    11 causes of oral and oropharyngeal cancer — some may surprise you

    General oral health

    Approximately 53,000 people will be diagnosed oral and oropharyngeal (mouth and throat) cancer this year. Mouth and throat cancers have several known high-risk factors – some of which you can control and some you can’t control. Knowing these risk factors is key to spotting and treating these cancers early.

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  • Oral Cancer Awareness
    Apr. 2, 2018

    Oral Cancer Awareness

    General oral health

    Regular dental exams are important for oral cancer detection Nearly 16 percent of Illinois residents smoke and about 3 percent use smokeless tobacco.1 While most people are aware that tobacco can cause cancer, many are unaware it's a leading risk factor for oral cancer. Delta Dental of Illinois... More »

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