viernes, 12 de junio de 2020

Effects of tobacco on the oral cavity: Nicotine Stomatitis

Oral Medicine

We all know the consequences of tobacco use, and its effects on general and oral health. This time we will talk about the consequences of nicotine in the oral cavity.

Cigarette smoke irritates the oral mucosa, causing lesions such as nicotinic stomatitis.

We must bear in mind that smoking generates short and long-term consequences. In the oral cavity it can generate periodontitis, gingivitis and pathologies in the oral mucosa.

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