Mouthwash Overuse may Lead to Cancer

by Sheela Philomena on  April 7, 2014 at 2:27 PM Dental News
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Using mouthwash more than three times a day ups the risk of mouth and throat cancer, says study.

The study found that poor oral health and failure to have regular dental checks increased the risk of mouth and throat cancer.
 Mouthwash Overuse may Lead to Cancer
Mouthwash Overuse may Lead to Cancer

Prof Wolfgang Ahrens, of the Bremen Institute for Prevention Research and Social Medicine in Germany said that the possible role of mouthwash as a causative factor would require further research.

Earlier studies have found that found some mouthwashes were more dangerous than wine or beer because they contained higher concentrations of alcohol, as high as 26 per cent proof.

Source: ANI

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