E-Cigarettes Can Damage Your Gums

E-Cigarettes Can Damage Your Gums

Although e-cigarettes are considered a healthier alternative to traditional cigarettes, research suggests they may be equally detrimental to oral health:

– E-cigarette vapours trigger cells within the gum tissue to release inflammatory proteins linked to various oral diseases.

– The chemicals used to provide different flavours of e-cigarettes exacerbate this gum damage.

– Your dentist will be able to check for any signs of damage to your gums and advise on keeping your gums and teeth in good condition.

“It’s important to remember that e-cigarettes contain nicotine, which is known to contribute to gum disease.”

Read the full story here:

https://consumer.healthday.com/cancer-information-5/electronic-cigarettes-970/e-cigarettes-not-good-to-gums-study-finds-716974.html

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