Subscribe to Boldsky
There was a reason behind all these. Brushing your teeth regularly can help in keeping your teeth healthy and prevent any teeth related ailments - like for instance gum disease, oral cavity and tooth pain. Failing to maintain a good oral hygiene can also lead to other serious health issues as well. A new study has found that some bacteria that lead to gum disease may also increase the risk of esophageal cancer that affects the tube running from the throat to the stomach. During the study, researchers examined whether oral microbiota were associated with subsequent risk of esophageal cancer.