Clearing the Air on Cigars
Cigars have been strongly marketed and glamorized lately, and it’s working. More people are lighting up. But don’t be misled.
How Tobacco Use Affects Your Mouth
Do you have healthy gums? You may kiss them goodbye if you smoke, the American Dental Association (ADA) said. Smoking may cause nearly 75 percent of periodontal (gum) diseases in adults.
Quit Smoking for a Healthy Mouth
If you’re a smoker, you’ve likely heard all the health problems that smoking can cause—emphysema, pregnancy complications, and heart disease, to name a few. But did you know that smoking can also harm your mouth?
The Truth About Smoking
Thinking about giving up cigarettes? If you’ve tried before without success, you may feel unsure about whether you can quit for good.
Tobacco Is Bad for Your Gums, Too
If you’re like most people, you probably don’t give your gums much thought. And you may not know that many of the lifestyle choices that can affect your overall health can affect your gums, too—for example, smoking.
Quit Smoking to Keep Your Mouth Healthy
Smoking and smokeless tobacco can elevate risk for oral cancer and periodontal (gum) disease. Quitting will not only help keep your mouth healthy but will also help you stay healthier all around.