- High levels of bacteria like Tannerella forsythia and Porphyronomas gingivitis in the mouth cause esophageal cancers.
- Gum disease caused by the above bacteria has been associated with oral, head and neck cancers.
- However, protective oral bacteria like Neisseria reduce the risk of EAC.
Brush and floss your teeth twice a day using fluoride toothpaste. Visit the dentist regularly for a thorough checkup.
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