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Effects of smoking on your oral health

You probably already know that smoking is bad for your health. It can cause several health problems, including reduced fertility, heart disease and cancer. But how does it affect your mouth, gums and teeth? Here we outline various effects on your oral health, from stained teeth to oral cancer, and some tips to protect your smile.

If you have any questions on how to keep your mouth healthy, or would like to book a dental check-up, contact your nearest practice.

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1- https://www.birmingham.ac.uk/news/thebirminghambrief/items/2015/05/nearly-all-of-us-have-gum-disease-28-05-15.aspx

2- https://www.dentalhealth.org/smoking-and-oral-health

3 - https://www.dentalhealth.org/mouth-cancer-risk-factors#:~:text=Smoking%20tobacco%20increases%20your%20risk,cancers%20are%20linked%20to%20smoking

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