Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, August 14th, 2005
Dental researchers at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne, U.K., observed a group of cigarette smokers with chronic gum disease over 1 year and found some symptoms were more likely to improve in the people who quit during the study period.
Chronic gum disease, which is characterized by inflamed gums that increasingly recede from the teeth, can lead to tooth loss in its advanced stages if preventive action is not taken.
The researchers' findings, revealed in the academic publication, the...
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