Does Tobacco Use Cause Gum Disease?

  • February 23, 2017

Sure, our Lexington, KY dentist’s office is located right in the middle of the so-called “Burley Belt.” And it used to be considered heresy in these parts to speak out against the Commonwealth’s biggest cash crop. But times have changed, and we know a whole lot more than we used to.

If you would like to hear about what tobacco use will do to your mouth, watch this video clip from our friends at the American Dental Association. It looks at the many ways in which tobacco negatively impacts your oral health and destroys the appearance of your smile. Spoiler alert: gum disease and tooth loss are among the issues discussed.

Check it out and then be sure to contact us to schedule your next preventive dentistry checkup with Dr. Takacs.Our comprehensive oral exams and professional teeth cleanings will help keep your mouth clean and allow us to detect any emerging issues before it is too late to use conservative treatments. If you still use tobacco products, these sessions will be crucial to your continued well-being.

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