We’ve all seen the commercials about how bad smoking is for you. But did you know that vaping has the same negative effects on your teeth and gums as smoking does? Since e-cigarettes and vaping often doesn’t include tobacco, it’s often seen as the healthier alternative, but your oral health suffers just the same. Let’s discuss vaping vs smoking.
Dr. Travis A. Roberts, DDS May 11th, 2021
Posted In: Dental Health Tips
The dangers of vaping isn’t publicized often, as the new fad of vaping has swept the nation and although this craze has certainly generated its share of controversy and mixed emotions, it appears that vaping is here to stay. Initially arriving on the public scene, a couple of years ago. Vaping was introduced as a healthier option as opposed to tobacco use; by allowing users to receive a nicotine kick through ingesting smokeless vapor instead of smoking or chewing tobacco. While these various types of vapor-generating electronic cigarettes (sometimes known as e-cigs or vape pens) have quickly become a hit among the general populous. Ongoing debates between both critics and supporters continue to revolve around what health benefits and issues that may be associated with this new trend.
Dr. Travis A. Roberts, DDS April 10th, 2018
Posted In: Periodontal | Gum Disease
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