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FACT SHEET: SMOKING AND YOUR TEETH

FACT SHEET: SMOKING AND YOUR TEETH

Did you know that: The most obvious effect of smoking is the staining and discolouration of teeth, caused by the nicotine and tar in cigarettes. Smoking has also been linked to a decrease of blood flow to the teeth and gums, bone shrinkage, teeth loss, and an...
FACT SHEET: OSTEOPOROSIS

FACT SHEET: OSTEOPOROSIS

What is Osteoporosis? A disease that makes bones become brittle leading to a higher risk of breaks than in normal bone. It occurs when bones lose minerals, such as calcium, more quickly than the body can replace them, causing a loss of bone thickness (bone density or...