Published: Jul 07, 2015 | By: Richard Caven
It's a well-known fact that smoking is very detrimental to your oral health. It can lead to unpleasantness like bad breath and yellow-colored teeth, from a physical standpoint. But it has the potential to do a lot more damage to your mouth in terms of what may not necessarily be visible to the eye. This includes:
Of course, ultimately, smoking has also proven to lead to an increased risk of developing oral cancer - and this is true whether it's the regular smoking of cigars, pipes or cigarettes.
Yes, smoking and oral health don't mix - but are all types of smoking bad for your teeth? Here's a look at three trendy, alternative types of tobacco/nicotine consumption and the impact they have on your teeth:
The bottom line is that smoking is not good for your teeth or your oral health - and while some smoking alternatives may be better in this regard, they all can present their share of oral troubles too. Hence, the best way to prevent smoking from impacting your oral health is to never start smoking at all. For more information on smoking and the impact it has on your teeth, contact Caven Dental today.
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