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E-Cigarettes May Cause Oral Diseases

 teeth, health, smile, dentist,Steer clear of e-cigarettes as they are now believed to cause oral health problems. More and more studies are revealing the real extent of health problems linked to e-cigarettes.

Key takeaways:

– E-cigarettes are not a healthier alternative to conventional cigarette smoking.

– Vapors from e-cigarettes cause the cells to release inflammatory proteins and may lead to oral diseases.

– The frequency and the amount of e-cigarettes smoked directly determine the level of damage to the gums and oral cavity.

The researchers also found that the flavoring chemicals used in e-cigarettes play a role in damaging cells in the mouth.
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Dr. Sam Etemadi DDS Lund University – Sweden July 1998

Dr Sam Etemadi DDS graduated from Lund University in Sweden with a degree in dental surgery (DDS) in 1998. His career has encompassed both national health and private practice with a particular interest in cosmetic dentistry. Dr Etemadi also has a special interest in endodontics (root canal treatment) and holds a certificate in endodontology gained from University of Chester.