Gum disease? It’s time to quit smoking

Smoking is most frequently associated with lung or heart, but few know that a lot of oral diseases are caused by this defect. According to specialists, not only causes severe health problems, but make their treatment difficult. Scientists say that patients suffering from chronic gum disease and quit smoking during treatment have a reduction in the number of harmful bacteria, but also a rising of good bacteria in the mouth.
Smoking is an important risk factor in developing gum disease, because of the increasing number of harmful bacteria. The research aimed to discover the effects of quitting smoking has on oral health of 22 smokers participated, of which 11 have quit cigarettes in the study. Research results have shown a decrease in the level of pathogenic bacteria, but also an increasing number of good bacteria in participants who quit smoking. Results show the importance that quitting smoking has in maintaining and recovering oral health.
Health effects of smoking gums – Not only that smoking increases the risk of gum disease, but their treatment is difficult and lowers chances of treatment success. Smoking affects the ability of your mouth to heal and many treatments you need may not be successful.
Smoking, acts locally in the gingiva by favoring direct irritant installation gingivitis and under certain conditions (stress, faulty hygiene) the necrotic and ulcerative gingivostomatita deposition of nicotine favor the formation of plaque and tartar.
Smoking = increased risk of oral cancer. Effects of smoking is not only the appearance of gum disease. The first consequences of smoking on oral health is manifested by bad breath (halitosis) or the appearance of stains on tooth surfaces. But these aesthetic issues are only a fraction of damage that makes smoking, oral health problems causing more serious, such as oral cancer.
According to the American Cancer Society:
* Approximately 90% of people with mouth cancer and certain types of throat cancer are smokers. These types of cancer risk increases depending on the amount of cigarettes smoked and the length of time smoking
* Smokers shows a six times greater risk of developing these cancers compared with nonsmokers;
* Approximately 37% of patients continue to smoke after cancer treatment, and risk to have another type of cancer, including throat or larynx cancer, compared to only 8% of those who quit smoking;
* Cigarette or pipe tobacco can cause cancer of the mouth or anywhere in the neck are. Pipe smoke can also cause cancer in the mouth.

Smoking is most frequently associated with lung or heart, but few know that a lot of oral diseases are caused by this defect. According to specialists, not only causes severe health problems, but make their treatment difficult. Scientists say that patients suffering from chronic gum disease and quit smoking during treatment have a reduction in the number of harmful bacteria, but also a rising of good bacteria in the mouth.
Smoking is an important risk factor in developing gum disease, because of the increasing number of harmful bacteria. The research aimed to discover the effects of quitting smoking has on oral health of 22 smokers participated, of which 11 have quit cigarettes in the study. Research results have shown a decrease in the level of pathogenic bacteria, but also an increasing number of good bacteria in participants who quit smoking. Results show the importance that quitting smoking has in maintaining and recovering oral health.
Health effects of smoking gums – Not only that smoking increases the risk of gum disease, but their treatment is difficult and lowers chances of treatment success. Smoking affects the ability of your mouth to heal and many treatments you need may not be successful.
Smoking, acts locally in the gingiva by favoring direct irritant installation gingivitis and under certain conditions (stress, faulty hygiene) the necrotic and ulcerative gingivostomatita deposition of nicotine favor the formation of plaque and tartar.
Smoking = increased risk of oral cancer. Effects of smoking is not only the appearance of gum disease. The first consequences of smoking on oral health is manifested by bad breath (halitosis) or the appearance of stains on tooth surfaces. But these aesthetic issues are only a fraction of damage that makes smoking, oral health problems causing more serious, such as oral cancer.
According to the American Cancer Society:    * Approximately 90% of people with mouth cancer and certain types of throat cancer are smokers. These types of cancer risk increases depending on the amount of cigarettes smoked and the length of time smoking    * Smokers shows a six times greater risk of developing these cancers compared with nonsmokers;    * Approximately 37% of patients continue to smoke after cancer treatment, and risk to have another type of cancer, including throat or larynx cancer, compared to only 8% of those who quit smoking;    * Cigarette or pipe tobacco can cause cancer of the mouth or anywhere in the neck are. Pipe smoke can also cause cancer in the mouth.

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