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Gum disease linked to risk of oral cancer-causing virus

from Bloomberg

Gum disease and other dental ailments boost the risk of becoming infected with oral human papillomavirus, a sexually transmitted virus that causes 40 to 80 percent of all throat cancers, according to the first study to find such a link. Those who said they had poor oral health had a 56 percent higher rate of oral HPV infection than those who reported good to excellent oral health, researchers wrote in a study published by Cancer Prevention Research, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research. more


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