Q: How can I prevent gum disease if I smoke? I’ve heard that smokers get gum disease more than other people. I can’t seem to quit smoking, so I’d like to know how to prevent gum disease. Should I brush more often? Is there a mouthwash that will help? A: You are correct about smokers
How can I prevent gum disease if I smoke?
Category: Tobacco Use
Q: How common is gum disease or mouth cancer from smokeless tobacco? A: Mouth cancer and gum disease are associated with smokeless tobacco. There are numerous studies that show this risk. My suggestion: QUIT!
Q: Can you get cancer or gum disease from the bagged chewing tobacco even though there aren’t any additives inside? A: Yes!
Q: I got gum disease from smoking. Pockets are 5mm. I was warned it would happen. I need to get my teeth cleaned three times a year because of excessive tarter. I received one scaling and deep cleaning, but that did not remove the tarter. They said they couldn’t clean my teeth. How can I
Q: My gum was bleeding from chewing tobacco. Is that a sign of cancer or disease? The bleeding was where my gum was always very thin because of a tooth that juts out. A: Even though chewing tobacco is a dangerous habit, it could be possible that the gum is receding and has disease. I