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Alcohol in Mouthwash Linked to Oral Cancer

Alcohol in Mouthwash Linked to Oral CancerMouthwashes are marketed as a healthcare item, but recent research suggests that those that contain alcohol may cause an increased risk in oral cancer. Extended use of alcohol-containing mouthwashes can change the pH of the mouth and throat and dry their mucous membranes, which is associated with an elevated risk of mouth and throat cancers.

By | 2012-10-14T21:23:21+00:00 October 14th, 2012|Holistic Dentistry|0 Comments