Gone are the days when smoking was considered a sign of sophistication here in the deep south. While it is a habit that many folks cling to, we can assure you that it won’t be good for your mouth in the long run. To hear about what tobacco use can lead to, be sure to watch this brief video clip from the American Dental Association. It examines the many ways in which tobacco attacks your oral health and destroys the appearance of your smile. Some things (like gum disease and tooth loss) might surprise you!
Check it out and then be sure to contact us to schedule your next preventive dentistry checkup at our Alpharetta, GA dentist’s office. 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 are still smoking, these appointments will be even more important than usual.