No one needs to tell you, you already know: smoking is bad for you. But what you may not realize is that it also greatly affects the health of your mouth, specifically the health of your gums. Studies have shown that smoking may be one of the primary risk factors in periodontal disease, it also accelerates the disease process and results in more lost teeth.
In addition to smoking increasing your risk for oral cancer, it also means delayed or limited healing capacity in the mouth which can affect the success and outcome of oral surgeries.
We offer support and planning in helping you quit when you’re ready.