Practically everyone knows that smoking tobacco is dangerous for your general & lung health. But, did you know it has a negative effect on your teeth & oral health too? Yes, you heard that right! This informative video is brought to you by Now you know. Watch out to find out the top ways smoking affects your teeth and gums.
• Bad breath
Smoking tobacco is considered a major cause of bad breath (Halitosis). If you are a smoker, various chemicals can get collected inside your mouth. This has a negative effect on your breath. Well, the only best way to truly get rid of it is to stop smoking.
• Stained teeth
A smoker's mouth is not a pretty mouth, big thanks to the unattractive yellow stains that nicotine and tar in tobacco leaves on their teeth. If this happens to you, contact a dentist for teeth whitening treatments to bleach the stains ASAP.
• Oral cancer
Those who smoke are 10 times more likely than non-smokers to develop oral cancer, which appears as ulcers, lumps, sores, & discolored patches. The bad news is oral cancer can easily spread to other parts of the body as well. The good news? One of the single best ways to prevent that is to just stop smoking.
Again, this should come as no surprise; smoking is bad for your oral health. Don't you think it's time to kick the habit?