Oral cancer still has the ability to floor anyone who is diagnosed with it like no other disease can in Bristol, but even though the number of cases reported is still on the rise, the condition is starting to lose its grip over humanity, because the amount of people recovering successfully from the disease is also on the increase. Still, that’s still cold comfort for anyone who has it. You’d think that prolific smokers and drinkers are the main casualties of the disease, not so, which is why it is such a difficult problem to get to the bottom of. Of course, these habits don’t help your cause, but nor again does a poor diet. A good diet can help strengthen your immune system and help protect you from disease- but cancer? Again we don’t really know. But there are signs you should look out for, signs that should be obvious anyway when you feel that something is going wrong in your mouth. Things like ulcers and sore seem to stick around, in fact if any condition that won’t go away needs looking at and if the worst is realized, you are going to be in for some serious treatment, the level of which depending on how far the disease is advanced. Strangely, the biggest shock will come in the aftermath of it all- when you are recovering, because you have to change for the better and you need friends, nutritionists and doctors on your side in order that the disease doesn’t re-offend. The people at Clifton Dental can help with any questions you may have about oral cancer.