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How Smoking Can Affect Your Dental Health

Posted on February 23, 2017 at 8:55 AM

As we are all aware smoking is known to affect our health. The list of possible health problems caused by smoking are well documented, 

So what about the effect on our dental health.

The most common probem is that using tobacco products  can cause bad breath.

However this is just one of many problems , some of which can cause much more lasting and serious problems

Smoking can 

 

 

  1. cause you to suffer from stained teeth and tongue
  2. develop a dulled sense of taste and smell
  3. slow down the healing process after a tooth extraction or other surgery
  4. lead to difficulties in correcting cosmetic dental problems
  5. cause gum disease
  6. cause oral cancer
Your dentist can help treat some of the causes such as bad breath and stained teeth such as 

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Bondings.

Veneers.

Teeth whitening 

Contact us today for a appointment for more information on possible treatments  (0034) 654 996 026

However prevention is better than the cure 

For advice on quiting smoking you can talk to your dentist or doctor or vist a number of websites for advice such as 


https://espanol.smokefree.gov/preparacion-de-un-plan-para-dejar-de-fumar" target="_blank">https://espanol.smokefree.gov/preparacion-de-un-plan-para-dejar-de-fumar (In Spanish~En Español)







 

 


 


 

 


 

 


 





 


 


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