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Effects of Vaping on Teeth (and Other Issues)

Effects of Vaping on Teeth (and Other Issues)

How does an orthodontic expert deal with effects of vaping on teeth and other dental issues? Most people think that when they stop smoking conventional cigarettes, they have eliminated all of the problems which come with smoking, especially those connected with their oral health. Some try to quit cold turkey with varying levels of success.  Others take measures such as nicotine patches or switching to E-cigarettes, also known as Vaping.

All these measures are aimed at reducing the amount of tar which is inhaled, which has a deleterious effect on oral health. What most people do not realize is that there are other chemicals, in addition to the smoke, which is contained in tobacco.  These chemicals really affect the teeth, gums, and even the jaw. Here are a few things that you need to know about the effects of vaping and how it negatively affects your oral health.

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