Archive for April 2015

Nonsmokers and Secondhand Gum Disease

It’s no mystery. Use of tobacco products harms almost every part of the body: lungs, skin, throat, mouth, the delicate mucous membranes of the upper respiratory system. The nicotine in tobacco products, smoke-able and smokeless, is a potent vasorestrictor that contributes to cardiovascular disease and peripheral neuropathy. Both smokeless and smoke-able stain teeth, cause halitosis,…

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