Smoking and oral health

Dr Kalpesh Bohara, clinical director of the Dental Suite in Loughborough and Leicester, was recently interviewed by AOL living to give his advice and views on smoking and its effects on oral health.

In the article, Kal states that smoking as many negative effects on oral health and smoking can cause:

– staining of the teeth

– halitosis

-gum problems

-oral cancer

Kal recommends a healthy lifestyle, which involves a healthy diet and a regular visits to the dentist and hygienist. He also recommends using an electric toothbrush and floss and mouthwash daily.

Ask you dentist or hygienist for help on stopping smoking or contact the NHS stop smoking line.

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