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Wednesday 29 November 2023 Dublin: 3°C

# Gum Disease

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Women with history of gum disease at higher risk of cancer, study says
Women who have a history of gum disease face a higher risk of several types of cancer, particularly tumours in the oesophagus and breasts.
Gum disease sufferers at risk of diabetes and heart disease
Gum disease affects four out of five people in Ireland and the level of gum disease worsens as we get older.
Women told to 'floss for fertility'
As if you didn’t need more reasons to floss: poor dental hygiene has been linked to a delay in a woman’s ability to conceive – and a host of other health problems.