Health Tip: Don't Smoke for a Better Smile
(HealthDay News) -- For people who smoke or are tempted to begin lighting up, consider what smoking can do to your smile.
The mouthhealthy.org website mentions these potential harms:
Staining of the teeth and tongue.
Decreasing sensitivity to taste and smell.
Declining ability to heal after any oral surgery or procedure.
Increasing risk of tooth loss and gum disease.
Increasing risk of oral cancer.
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