3 Ways Smoking Affects Dental Implants
Dental implants are an excellent choice for replacing one or more missing teeth. They are the industry standard, by far. Implants do require a few things to be successful such as enough healthy bone structure to properly support the implant, and that the patient is in good general health. Smoking also affects not only your overall health, but it can play a role in the health and success of your implants. Here are three factors to consider if you're a smoker considering implant dentistry.
Smoking Increases Your Risk of Infection
Infection is the enemy of dental implants and the number one reason why they fail. Smoking significantly slows the healing process, suppresses ...