Are Your Teeth Rotting? Vaping Could Be the Culprit!

Posted .

When it comes to vaping, this habit harms the teeth and oral health in ways you may not have been aware of before. But now, recent research affirms that aerosols created through vaping coat your teeth surfaces, creating an ideal breeding ground for bacteria. The effects of this can linger long after you have vaped and can often cause irreversible damage to your teeth.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) it is estimated that 2.5 million teens and adolescents currently vape in America – and unfortunately, that number is rising. So how does vaping actually affect your oral health? Read on to learn more!

It is estimated that by 2022, 1 in 10 middle and high school teens in the USA have experimented with e-cigarettes. But what may be more startling is that 14.1% of high school students (approximately 2.14 million) and 3.3% (380,000) of middle school students are currently using e-cigarettes regularly. Alarming dentists and the dental community alike, the rise of vaping habits and the damage they do to a youth’s mouth is sobering. But that’s not all; research continues to show additional oral health hazards for these vape users.

Read the full article here:
Are Your Teeth Rotting? Vaping Could Be the Culprit!