What your Dentist wants you to know about E-Cigarettes
Ok, did you know that e-cigarette users do not consider themselves ‘smokers’? We, in the dental field, traditionally ask if you are a smoker, but now we need to start asking a broader question to include e-cigarettes. While e-cigarettes do contain much less harmful substances than cigarettes, they still can be detrimental to your oral health. Additionally, the long term effects on your oral and overall health are widely unstudied long term.
Your dentist wants you to be aware of what is known currently about e-cigarettes and your oral health. The first thing is while they do not contain tobacco, most of them do contain nicotine which is a highly addictive ...