Smoking and Tobacco Use Risk Factors Peterborough Periodontist

As Time To Quit Smokingtobacco use is linked to many serious illnesses such as cancer, lung and heart disease and a number of other health problems, tobacco use also increases the risk for periodontal disease. Studies have shown that tobacco use may be one of the most significant risk factors in the development and progression of periodontal disease.

If you are a smoker be sure to speak with your dentist/periodontist to find the most effective way to quit …… Your gums will thank you for it!

Dr. Annabel Braganza – Peterborough Gum Specialist

705-741-1885

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