HIPPOKRATIA, vol.18, no.3, pp.269-274, 2014 (Peer-Reviewed Journal)
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Oral cancer, salivary acetaldehyde production, oral hygiene, dental health status, MOUTHWASH USE, CUMULATIVE CARCINOGEN, PHARYNGEAL CANCER, HEAVY DRINKERS, CAVITY CANCER, RISK-FACTOR, ALCOHOL, CONSUMPTION, METABOLISM, DENTITION
Background: Acetaldehyde has been implicated as a major factor in oral carcinogenesis associated with alcohol consumption. In this study, saliva samples from oral cancer patients and healthy individuals were incubated in vitro with ethanol in order to investigate factors which can influence salivary acetaldehyde production.