Why the dentist might start asking you about your sex life


Routine questions to expect at the dentist include: Do you floss daily? How long are you brushing your teeth? Any pain? etc.

“How’s your sex life?” isn’t usually a on the list of inquiries, but, according to the American Dental Association, it should be!

The association is encouraging dentists and dental hygienists to become advocates for fighting the alarming rise of HPV attributed oral and oropharyngeal cancers through educating patients on safe oral sex practices.

Host Chip Franklin, Nikki Medoro and Heather Hamann weighed in on the topic.

Listen to their conversation below!

 

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