We all know that taking care of our oral health is important, but recent research findings show that we have more reasons than ever to keep our teeth and mouth in good condition.

Key takeaways:

  • Medical researchers found gum disease can increase the risk of pancreatic cancer.
  • This may be connected to how mouth bacteria interact with genetics and lifestyle factors, like smoking.
  • Certain bacteria made participants up to 59% more likely to develop the disease.

As you can see, maintaining a strict oral care routine is important to your overall health.

Read the full story here: https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/309303.php

 

Dr. Rizwan Khawaja BDS (University of Manchester)

Dr Rizwan Khawaja, also known as Riz by his patients, graduated from the University of Manchester in 2010. Since qualifying he has worked across Cheshire in practices, specialist centres and treatment centres.

As a certified dentist in Inman Aligner treatments, Riz has a passion for cosmetic dentistry. He is also working towards specializing in restorative dentistry in the near future.

In his spare time, he can be found on the golf course or at Old Trafford, supporting his beloved football club, Manchester United.

He also loves travel and considers himself as a bit of a foodie!