Posted on 20 March 2019 by Michael Tang
There are several reasons why a dentist will recommend against the habit of vaping. One of these is associated with the chemical components contained within the smoke. You might be surprised to learn that these can damage the gums and teeth. What have industry experts discovered?
- Flavourings can cause microbes to attach to the surface of the teeth.
- In turn, these may begin to soften the enamel.
- This will lead to serious issues such as cavities and gum disease.
"The second danger of e-cigarettes is due to other major component of e-liquid: glycerin and flavourings."
Learn about the health risks of vaping:
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Michael has a special interest in aesthetic dental implantology including the “teeth in a day” technique. He receives referrals from other dentists for implant surgery as well as bone and soft tissue grafting, and sinus lifting. He is also very experienced in smile makeovers, adult cosmetic braces and non-surgical facial aesthetics.
His interest in dental implantology stemmed from a course held in Harley Street in 2005. In the same year he deci…