The Effects of Smoking on Your Oral Health
Over fifty years ago, the Surgeon General’s Advisory Committee published a landmark report on the effects of smoking. While everyone today is aware of the dangers of smoking, at the time the information was groundbreaking because it was the first official report that showed a direct connection between smoking and lung cancer.
Smoking and Its Effect on Oral Health
Recently, this report was updated to include additional complications related to smoking, like oral cancer, gum disease, and dental decay. But other oral health problems were also linked to smoking.
- Smoking and other tobacco products affect the attachment of soft tissue and bone to your teeth and impact the normal function of gum tissue ...