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What Smoking Can Do to Your Smile

Posted on February 21st, 2013 by

Smoking is not only hazardous to your general health, but also damaging to your teeth and gums. Smokers are far more likely to suffer from periodontal disease and tooth loss than non-smokers.
In this video, you’ll see how periodontal disease puts your teeth at risk. You’ll learn that smoking contributes to periodontal disease by reducing saliva production. Smoking also damages the body’s natural immune response, making it easier for periodontal infections to take hold. Even if you receive periodontal treatment, continuing to smoke can inhibit your gums’ ability to heal and fight off future infection.
Learn more about how to maintain healthy gums and teeth with the help of your dentist at Art of Modern Dentistry Our staff can help you learn how to change your lifestyle to establish mouth-healthy habits for life. Visit our website to learn more about our practice or call us at (312) 361-0683 today!
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