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Listen to your dentist: floss everyday to prevent periodontal disease
Health HubListen to your dentist: floss everyday to prevent periodontal disease
February 7, 2022
Does brushing your teeth daily mean that your teeth are sparkling clean? There are actually many hard-to-reach spots in the mouth which renders the toothbrush useless! Some people are accustomed to using dental floss for places in between teeth, while some prefer using mouthwash; but which method can prevent periodontal disease? If you don't want to lose all your teeth in your old age, pay attention on how to maintain oral hygiene!
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The Silent Assassin — Oral Cancer
Health HubThe Silent Assassin — Oral Cancer
January 3, 2022
Oral cancer is considered the deadliest since its symptoms are not apparent in the early stages, and most people will dismiss them as common dental problems. Professor Peter James Thompson, Clinical Professor in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Hong Kong Faculty of Dentistry said the number of oral cancer patients in Hong Kong is on a rise, from 394 confirmed cases in 1996 to nearly 700 in 2016, showing an increase of up to 70%, denoting the increasing prevalence of oral cancer.
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