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Do not smoke:
• The tobacco is very harmful to the health of the mouth, as it harms the health of the rest of the body, it not only causes discoloration of teeth and foul mouth odor, but increases the risk of tooth decay, gum diseases and cancers of the mouth and throat.

• Chewing tobacco is no less dangerous than smoking. Non-smoker tobacco contains at least 30 carcinogens. It also increases the risk of cancer from 4 to 6 times. Since the tobacco that chews contains high sugar, it stimulates caries the teeth.

• Smokers are also more likely to develop periodontal disease. Researchers found that the incidence of gum disease is seven times higher among nonsmokers than smokers, but after 10 years of smoking, the proportion of smokers who smoke is equal to that of non-smokers.


Check with your dentist periodically:
• It is recommended to consult the dentist twice a year for periodic detection and cleaning.
• Contact your doctor immediately if you notice the following symptoms that indicate problems in your mouth:
Redness, pain or bloating in the gums.
- Bleeding of the gums when brushing and flossing.
- Keep the gums away from the teeth and this shows teeth longer.
- The presence of a pus around the teeth and gums is noticed when you press on the gums.
- A bad taste in the mouth.
- The existence of an age is not fixed.
- difference in the applicability of the upper teeth with the lower.
- Differences in the feel of the dental kit.
- Sensitivity to heat and cold.

• Although you have a regular visit to a dentist, you are the best person to notice any changes in the mouth. Your dentist sees you a few times a year, but you can check your mouth and check for changes on a weekly basis.
The changes to be observed are:
- Puffiness in the gums.
- Cracking the teeth.
- Change in color of teeth.
- Ulcers or lesions in the gums, cheek or tongue.

Periodic examination is especially important in people who use tobacco, as they are more likely to develop oral cancer. The dentist can tell you where the ulcer, the spot or lump that may indicate cancer in the mouth can appear.

• Talk to your doctor to tell you how many times you should review it. Some people should consult the dentist more than others because of their special condition. These are: People who have already suffered from dental pruning or a dentist has installed a bridge or crown for their teeth, people who use dental care, diabetics and smokers Higher than other gum disease), as well as those with low immunity (patients treated with chemotherapy: are more exposed to dental problems).
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