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The Hidden Link Between Smoking and Gum Disease

The gums are some of the most sensitive areas within your mouth and are prone to infection and gum disease. How can you combat gum disease by quitting smoking?

– If you quit, more blood will be allowed to flow to the gums.

– The chances of developing gingivitis (the beginnings of gum disease) will also be reduced.

– You can likewise avoid more serious issues such as oral cancer; a potentially deadly situation.

“Your gum tissue is essential in supporting your teeth.”

Expert advice can be found here:

https://yourdentalhealthresource.com/are-cigarette-smokers-more-prone-to-dental-health-issues/

 

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Dr. Kate Robinson BDS PGCERT ORTH PGDIP SEDATION

Graduated from Guys Hospital, London in 1988, co-established the practice with Simon in 1992. Kate has a special interest in orthodontics and smile design and also provides a sedation service if needed to support our practitioners when treating extremely anxious patients.

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