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Oral health for adults

Oral cancer has strong links with smoking and drinking too much alcohol. In Leicester more people smoke and are admitted to hospital for alcohol-related conditions than the national average.

Further information

What can I do?

There are lots of simple things that you can do to look after your oral health:

  • Brush your teeth with a fluoride toothpaste twice a day
  • Eat a healthy balanced diet and limit the amount of sugary drinks and food you have
  • Stop smoking - visit our stop smoking page for more information
  • Restrict the amount of alcohol you drink
  • Visit a dentist regularly. 

Finding a dentist

Urgent dental care

If you need urgent dental care, please call 111.