Did You Know Smoking Can Impact Your Dental Procedures?

Although the number of smokers had steadily declined in the past few decades, over 30 million Americans still smoke cigarettes [1]. Smoking increases your risk for many different chronic diseases, including cancer and heart disease, and is one of the leading preventable causes of death worldwide. Cigarettes can cause tooth discoloration and increase your risk for oral cancer and gum disease, but did you know that smoking can also impact your dental procedures?

Here’s how smoking could jeopardize your chances of healing at the dentist’s office.

An article by Dr. Kime Whitman. Originally published by Your Dental Health Resource.

Read the full article here: Did You Know Smoking Can Impact Your Dental Procedures?


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