Jump to main content jump to navigation publications a-z index browse by subject my account submit manuscript register subscribe login cart search advanced search journal home > archive > news > full text news british dental journal 202, 650 (2007) published online: 9 june 2007 | doi:10. viagra uk sales 1038/bdj. viagra online 2007. 511 tongue cancer risk uncovered the bdj news section accepts items that include general news, latest research and diary events that interest our readers. what is the best over the counter substitute for viagra Press releases or articles may be edited, and should include a colour photograph if possible. Please direct your correspondence to the news editor, arveen bajaj at the bdj, the macmillan building, 4 crinan street, london n1 9xw or by email to e-mail: bdj@bda. viagra and viagra combo Org introduction researchers have shown that an association exists between long-standing periodontitis and the risk of tongue cancer. buy viagra canada The study by researchers at the university at buffalo (ub) and roswell park cancer institute, usa, found that the risk of tongue cancer due to chronic gum disease increased five-fold with every millimeter of alveolar bone loss. The association existed even in the absence of a history of smoking. The study compared panoramic dental radiographs of 51 white males newly diagnosed with tongue cancer with records of 54 white males without cancer. canada drug stores viagra All patients were seen in the department of dentistry and maxillofacial prosthetics at roswell park cancer institute between june 1999 and november 2005. viagra and viagra combo People less than 21 years of age, those with no teeth, and those with a history of any type of cancer, cancer therapy, oral pre-cancerous lesions, immunodeficiency or autoimmune disorders were excluded from the study. cheap viagra online Measurements of alveolar bone loss in all patients were made by the same periodontist, who did not know the cancer status of study participants. guan ji viagra natural After eliminating from the analysis the potential effects of age, smoking status and number of existing teeth, patients with chronic gum disease were 5. order viagra 2 times more likely to have tongue cancer with every millimeter of bone loss than those without gum disease. Other conditions involving the teeth such as decay, filings, crowns and root canals, had no significant effect on the incidence of tongue cancer, results showed. viagra and viagra combo Mine tezal, assistant professor in the department of periodontics and endodontics, ub school of dental medicine and research scientist at roswell park cancer institute explained, if this association is confirmed in larger studies with a broader population and in other oral cancer sites, it will have a significant impact on our understa. viagra canada online