When you think of smoking and it’s consequences, a few things come to mind. Some think of lung based diseases like lung cancer and chronic bronchitis. The truth is that cigarettes affect more than just your lungs, they affect every organ in your body! It’s no surprise the damage they can do to your oral health too. Some of the trouble smoking cigarettes can cause includes oral cancer, periodontal (gum disease), bad breath and stained teeth. These problems are just to name a few. The nicotine in cigarettes makes it addictive, so it can be a challenge to kick the bad habit! Quitting smoking, makes a big difference directly to your oral health! Don’t hesitate to speak with us at Southwood Dental Studio about your oral health and any concerns with smoking.
– Dr. Sanjay Agrawal