Quitting Smoking May Halve Risk of Oral Health Problems

Smoking can cause Health problemsCurated News:

By Timberlake Dental curated from Everyday Health

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“Adult smokers are twice as likely to develop oral health problems as those who have kicked the habit, researchers from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have found..”

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Commentary:

We’ve long known that smoking can lead to health problems.  This latest news adds even more evidence that it is a habit we should try to avoid or quit. When the same comparison is made between smokers and those who haven’t smoked at all, the news is worse:  the smokers are four times more likely to develop oral health problems.

 

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