Smoking is…?

By: Smileway Dental

Smoking may be legal but that doesn’t mean it’s good for us! In fact, it’s just the opposite: smoking is the only legal consumer product that kills you when you use it exactly how it’s meant to be used! That’s pretty scary, isn’t it?

• The Effects of Smoking on the Body

No matter how you smoke it, tobacco is dangerous to your health. There are no safe substances in any tobacco products, from acetone and tar to nicotine and carbon monoxide. The substances you inhale don’t just affect your lungs. They can affect your entire body.

• 10 Reasons Smoking Is Bad For You

1) Is known to cause cancer
2) Leads to formation of wrinkles and premature ageing
3) Weakens your heart, putting you twice at risk of suffering from a heart attack and stroke
4) Ruins your lungs lowering your stamina and lung capacity
5) Can cause premature ejaculation and lowers libido
6) Is a leading cause for erectile dysfunction
7) Makes your bones brittle
8) Stains your teeth
9) Causes bad breath
10) Can make you go blind

• Why Is Smoking So Bad for Your Teeth?

Smoking cigarettes doesn’t just damage teeth — it can even destroy them.

• What Are the Effects of Smoking to Your Teeth?

Your teeth grip the cigarettes you smoke and come in direct contact with the dangerous toxins you inhale when you take a drag. It’s little surprise they’re harmed so severely by tobacco.

• Symptoms of serious tooth problems may include:

-Yellow or Browning of the Teeth
-Bleeding Gums
-Buildup of Calculus Hardened Plaque
-Tooth Decay
-Dry Mouth

These symptoms often lead to even greater side effects from smoking, such as:
-A Grater Need for Root Canals
-Loss of Teeth
-Damaged Tooth Enamel

• What Are the Effects of Smoking to Your Gums?

Tobacco causes problems with the gums that range from cosmetic to downright painful. Using tobacco in any form, including cigarettes and chewing tobacco, can increase the tartar buildup in your mouth and decrease the flow of saliva, which washes away harmful bacteria.

When you smoke, you may notice problems developing with your gums, such as:
-Tenderness And Redness
-Blood When Brushing Your Teeth Or Flossing
-Loosening Of Teeth
-Pus Oozing Between Teeth
-Pain When Chewing
-Foul Breath
-Looser Fit For Denture
-Receding Gum Line

• How To Stop Smoking, Steps To Manage Quit Day

-Make A Quit Plan
-Stay Busy
-Avoid Smoking Triggers
-Stay positive
-Ask For Help

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Sven Hasse
Sven Hasse
2022-10-27
I can say from my own experience as a doctor, they are good. Appointments are kinda hard to get. Do you know why? You get what you want and what you need. Most likely you’ll leave the clinic with a smile on your face.
Beep Polite
Beep Polite
2022-10-15
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Fazz Abdullah
Fazz Abdullah
2022-10-05
SmileWay Usj 21 Subang Jaya. Dr & Staff was so gentle and professional. I’m was scare if talk about scaling.. but its not painful at all. Will visit next time for my teeth problem. Chaiyok✨✨
Oswin Chin
Oswin Chin
2022-08-20
Zheng Koon Chua
Zheng Koon Chua
2022-08-19
Dr Edwin is very patient to kids. He can slowly talk and confort the kids to prevent them from fear of removing extra teeth. And there is sticker for kids after complete it. What we like is the teeth keeper hanger for kid. It really cute.
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Eng Jing Yee
2022-08-06
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pastor David Emmanuel
pastor David Emmanuel
2022-08-03
I have been there and see dr Edwin, he is such a gentleman and explain me very clearly about my treatment. I recommend all of my friends to go and get your treatment here. Nurses are very polite and helpful ❤️
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shaha poran
2022-08-01
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Bee Chin Wong
2022-08-01
Lim Jimmy
Lim Jimmy
2022-07-31
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