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Effects Of Cigarette Smoke On Teeth

Studies show that smokers are at a higher risk of diseases like heart disease, diabetes, kidney disease and stroke. Unfortunately, effects of smoking on teeth are usually overlooked. Main points: – Smoking slows down blood circulation in the gums and causes infections and discolouration of the gum. – Smokers have weaker immune systems, which makes…

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Understanding Periodontal Surgery

Periodontal surgery, often referred to as gum surgery, may be necessary for a variety of dental conditions. Periodontal surgery is used primarily in the treatment of gum disease to repair damage caused by infection and includes: – Regrowing of bone and tissue – Reshaping the jaw bone – Reducing gaps formed between the teeth and…