What happens to your teeth when you smoke a cigar?

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Date created: Sun, Jul 4, 2021 11:31 PM
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  • According to results of a 23-year long study published in the Journalof the American Dental Association, cigar smokers experience tooth loss and alveolar bone loss (bone loss within the jawbone that anchors teeth) at rates equivalent to those of cigarette smokers.
  • Cigar and pipe smokers are at risk for early tooth loss. In a study published in the January 1999 issue of the Journal of the American Dental Association, it was discovered that cigar and pipe smokers are at an increased risk for early tooth loss, compared to that of their nonsmoking counterparts.

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