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Study Finds E-Cigarettes Not Good For Oral Health

teeth health smile dentistResearchers at the University of Rochester in New York have some interesting findings. E-cigarettes may cause gum disease and dental issues with prolonged use.

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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https://consumer.healthday.com/cancer-information-5/electronic-cigarettes-970/e-cigarettes-not-good-to-gums-study-finds-716974.html