Cigarette smokers have a higher risk of developing different diseases. In addition to heart disease, asthma and stroke, smoking also destroys your teeth and cause serious dental health issues.
– Cigarette smoke affects gum tissue and prevents blood circulation in the mouth, resulting in gum infections.
– Smokers have weaker immune systems, thus take longer to respond to treatments.
– With the plaque and tartar buildup, gum infections and recession, smokers are at a higher risk of tooth loss.
See your dentist for treatment and discuss oral cancer screening.
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