Why is smoking bad for my teeth?

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Casimer Kling asked a question: Why is smoking bad for my teeth?
Asked By: Casimer Kling
Date created: Fri, Jul 2, 2021 3:08 AM
Date updated: Tue, Jul 26, 2022 1:54 AM

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  • Smoking damages gum tissue and causes receding gums, leaving the roots of the teeth exposed. This could increase the risk of tooth decay and cause hot/cold sensitivity due to the exposure of sensitive nerve endings that are covered by the gum line.
  • - 6% of older meth users had fewer than 10 teeth - 23% still had all of their natural teeth - 31% were missing 6 or more teeth - 40% admitted that they were embarrassed about their dental appearance - 96% had tooth decay

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