How smoking effects your teeth

The effect of smoking on your teeth is right at the sharp end. Many studies have shown that smoking and using tobacco products has a detrimental effect on your teeth and gums. The problem is caused by the fact that tobacco affects the gum tissue cells, making smokers more prone to getting infections in the form of gum and periodontal diseases.

Here’s what else is does; bad breath, stained teeth, jawbone loss, shrinking gums, mouth sores, decreased senses of taste and smell, poor healing of mouth sores and hairy tongue.

The risks of smoking

In worse case scenarios it can cause serious illness. Smoking is the main cause of mouth cancer, with thousands of people dying every year from mouth cancer brought on by smoking.

As dental professionals, it is important for us to tell you the risks of smoking and to help you to quit by giving you information and support. By cutting down and stopping smoking or using tobacco products your preventative care will benefit very quickly and you will notice changes in your mouth. It is essential that you come into the practice for regular check-ups so we can help you maintain good preventative care and give you advice and encouragement.

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“90% of dental diseases are preventable and the main way that we prevent them is with good oral hygiene. Seeing a dental hygienist allows patients to create a custom dental hygiene routine with a dental professional to ensure they are keeping their risk of dental disease low. Regular hygiene appointments also ensures any early signs of gum disease are identified.” Emma, one of our Hygiene Team.

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“90% of dental diseases are preventable and the main way that we prevent them is with good oral hygiene. Seeing a dental hygienist allows patients to create a custom dental hygiene routine with a dental professional to ensure they are keeping their risk of dental disease low. Regular hygiene appointments also ensures any early signs of gum disease are identified.” Emma, one of our Hygiene Team.

Preventative dentistry plays a vital role in protecting your oral health. During lockdown, our oral health routine has sometimes slipped down our priority list so we are pleased to inform you that we are now able to offer regular hygiene appointments again at a selection of practices. Get in touch with us https://www.together.dental/

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Invisalign features innovative SmartTrack technology to gently, safely and efficiently straighten your teeth and give you a beautiful smile.

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