Tobacco & Oral Health
You are probably aware that tobacco can cause heart disease and a variety of cancers. What you may not know is that tobacco is a major cause of tooth loss in adults.
The truth is, it's a lot harder to look and feel your best if you use tobacco products. If you smoke, talk to your dentist today about how tobacco is affecting your oral health.
Smoking Tobacco — Smoking tobacco can cause serious health problems and can also affect the appearance and health of your mouth and gums.
Smokeless Tobacco — Also known as "snuff", "spit" or chewing tobacco, smokeless tobacco is held in the mouth between the teeth and cheek.
Source: Canadian Dental Association