Studies have shown that smoking cigarettes has a negative impact on your dental health:
– Smoking increases the amount of plaque on teeth and the higher risk of infections and gum disease.
– Smokers also have an increased risk of losing teeth and have a lower success rate for dental implants to replace lost teeth.
– Smoking is linked to a higher risk of oral cancer (as well as lung, kidney and pancreatic cancer).
“In addition to seeing your dentist every six months for a checkup, ask your doctor or dentist about quitting.”
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