For years it has been advertised that smoking can be devastating for both teeth and gums. This is because tobacco affects the gum tissue cells, making a smoker more prone to infections such as in gum and periodontal diseases.
Negative effects of smoking also extends to :
- Causing bad breath
- Mouth sores
- Decreased senses of taste and smell
- Poor healing of sore mouths
- Hairy tongue, stained teeth
- Jawbone loss
- Shrinking gums.
Smoking is also the main cause of mouth cancer, with many thousands dying every year from mouth cancer brought on by smoking.
At Vidadent it is in our best interest to tell you the risks of smoking. We will provide you with the correct information and support to help cut down the use of tobacco related products. We ensure your oral health will benefit very quickly.
So essentially, we recommend regular check-ups at the practice so we can help in maintaining good oral health.
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