Have you thought of quitting smoking? Smoking leaves you at risk of numerous health problems. In regards to your mouth, the biggest risk is gum, or periodontal disease. This is a long term disease that slowly loosens your teeth until they fall out. You also have a significantly higher risk of being diagnosed with oral and throat cancer. These are 2 very good reasons to try and quit again! See more info in the article below.
If you want to check if smoking has affected your oral health, we are dentists in Rutherford who are here to help. We can check your teeth and gums, and give you advice on how to keep them healthy for the long term.
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