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I quit smoking and switched to smokeless tobacco. Will my gums become healthy again?

Q: I have been smoking for about five years now on and off. About four days ago, I started using smokeless tobacco (the cans of tobacco where you take a pinch and put in under your lower lip). If I

Posted in Tobacco Use

Study Shows Yet Another Reason Why Quitters Are Winners

Smoking may be responsible for more than half of the cases of periodontal disease among adults in this country.

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Smoking Can Harm the Long-Term Effects of Some Oral Surgery Procedures

Study found people who smoke damaged the long-term stability of the procedures.

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Smoking Can Cause Dental Implants To Fail

Smokers with dental implants saw implants fail at higher rate than nonsmokers.

Posted in Dental Implants, Tobacco Use

Smoking and Sleep Top the List of Lifestyle Factors Impacting Oral Health

Study identifies lifestyle factors that have the biggest impact on periodontal health.

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