It is well known and proven that smoking and using tobacco products has a detrimental effect on your teeth and gums. Smokers are more prone to infections of gum and periodontal diseases.
Problems caused by smoking:
- Bad breath
- Stained teeth
- Bone loss, loss of the gums and tooth loss
- Mouth ulcers, poor healing of mouth wounds
- Decreased senses of taste and smell
- Mouth cancer
At Acton Dental Care we will always tell you the risks of smoking to help you to quit by giving you information and support. By cutting down and stopping smoking or using tobacco products your oral health will benefit very quickly and you will notice changes in your mouth almost immediately.