In the last couple of blogs, we discussed that smoking impairs the reparative (healing) process that is required for successful restoration of the gums and bones when an implant is placed and also when a tooth is extracted. Smoking also … Continue readingRead more
Let’s continue from where we left off in the last blog. 11) Dry Socket: When you take a puff of a cigarette, the negative pressure that occurs upon inhaling can pull the blood clot out of its socket. This results … Continue readingRead more
Let’s look at the effects of smoking on your oral health: 1) Bad breath aka Smokers Breath: We learned in the last blog that over 4000 chemicals enter your mouth from one puff of cigarette smoke….this leads to bad breath. … Continue readingRead more
Did you know? • There are over 4000 chemicals ingested with one puff of cigarette smoke…..namely formaldehyde, carbon monoxide and arsenic……who knew? • Smokers have a 2 ½ to 3 ½ greater risk of gum disease than non-smokers. • Smokers … Continue readingRead more
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Dr Axelrad and Staff