Oral cancer is a general term for some malignancies that occur in the mouth, but most (89%) are squamous cell carcinomas that can occur anywhere in the mouth, including the lips, tongue, floor of the mouth, buccal mucosa, gingiva, jaw, maxillary sinus and jawbone.
Bacteria are the main cause of most periodontal diseases. Where the teeth meet the gums, there is a groove called the gingival sulcus; which is about one to two millimeters deep. Large amounts of food debris and bacteria can be accumulated on dental surfaces and gingival crevices due to poor oral hygiene.
Oral hygiene requires appropriate use of toothbrushes, floss and interdental brushes. Use them correctly every morning and evening to keep your mouth healthy.
Most of the children's permanent teeth begin to sprout around the age of 6-7, starting with the first molar.
The occurrence of oral cancer is closely associated with the cellular degeneration caused by long-term stimulation of the oral cavity, especially smoking, b