Why can't you smoke a cigarette after tooth extraction?

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Ludie D'Amore asked a question: Why can't you smoke a cigarette after tooth extraction?
Asked By: Ludie D'Amore
Date created: Fri, Jun 18, 2021 5:46 AM
Date updated: Thu, Sep 29, 2022 5:31 AM

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The American Dental Association states that healing will be delayed due to the diminished blood supply to the extraction site as the result of smoking. Tobacco products have been proven noxious to a tooth extraction site. This also inhibits healing and increase the risk of infection.

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