The Impact of Smoking on Oral Health

18 April 2018
18 April 2018, Comments: 0

Smoking increases the chances of gum disease, losing teeth, and developing oral cancer. A dentist can offer advise on how to quit smoking.

Key takeaways:

– Smoking raises the chances of experiencing serious oral health issues, even just the occasional smoke.

– Smokers are twice as likely to have gum disease, and this is more difficult to treat as the immune system is compromised by smoking.

– Teeth can begin to fall out due to infections of the gum tissue caused by smoking.

The longer you smoke and the more you smoke, the more your smile will be impacted by oral health problems such as gum disease.

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