Tobacco and oral diseases. Update on the evidence, with recommendations.

  title={Tobacco and oral diseases. Update on the evidence, with recommendations.},
  author={Jesper Reibel},
  journal={Medical principles and practice : international journal of the Kuwait University, Health Science Centre},
  volume={12 Suppl 1},
  • Jesper Reibel
  • Published 2003 in
    Medical principles and practice : international…
It is well known that smoking contributes to the development of lung cancer and cardiovascular disease, and there is weighty evidence that it has a considerable influence on oral health. Smoking has many negative effects on the mouth, including staining of teeth and dental restorations, reduction of the ability to smell and taste, and the development of oral diseases such as smoker's palate, smoker's melanosis, coated tongue, and, possibly, oral candidosis and dental caries, periodontal disease… CONTINUE READING
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