Vaping is Risky to Oral Health

An increasing amount of research shows the chemicals in e-cigarettes start to inflict damage right where they enter the body: your mouth. Nicotine restricts blood flow to the gums, which can contribute to periodontal disease. The fluid in e-cigarettes only increases the risks. A study published earlier this year showed 43% of people using e-cigarettes had gum disease and oral infections and another concluded the oral microbiome of e-cigarette users without gum disease looked a lot like the microbiome of people with periodontitis. To read the full article, please click here.