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Oral Cancer Risk by Patient Profile Dentistry Livermore, CA | Endre Selmeczy DMD


Oral Cancer Risk by Patient Profile



Increased Risk:
    Patients age 18-39 with no lifestyle risk factors
High Risk:
    Patients age 40 and older with no lifestyle risk factors
    OR Patients age 18-39 with lifestyle risk factors
Highest Risk:
    Patients age 40 and older with lifestyle risk factors or patients with a history of oral cancer
Risk Factors:
  • Lifestyle risk factors for oral cancer include: Tobacco use (any type, any age, within 10 years)
  • Alcohol consumption of at least 1 drink per day (3 ounces of hard liquor, 4 ounces of wine, or 12 ounces of beer)
Other risk factors:
  • Immune deficiencies such as HIV & AIDS
  • Human Papilloma Virus (HPV 16/18)


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Last updated: 04/12/2017