You might Know that intaking of tobacco causes significant health risks. It increases your probabilities of getting various diseases such as cancer, and other coronary diseases. Hence knowing the truth, then also some people are unable to quit the habit. Tooth loss is another concept that can cause trouble for your health. In the form of bone loss, malnutrition and social or psychological problems, the dental implant is the finest and greatest way to replace missing teeth. But, what if you are addicted to smoking? Can smoking cause complications during the process of Dental Implant?
Yes, Smoking is riskier for a dental implant. But it is not that smokers can’t go through the dental implant. Not only cancer but smoking also has other harmful effects on the mouth. The hot gasses that are intake can burn the oral cavity and damage salivary glands. Nicotine in smoke can reduce blood flow to soft tissues, which can be affected by the immune response and slow the processes of healing. At that time smoking promotes the growth of disease-causing oral bacteria.
If you want your dental implant to be successful, Quit Smoking Now. If it is not possible for you then at least stop smoking before one week of the treatment and two weeks after the implant, then also if it is not possible then reduce the number of smoking up to 50% and start accumulating good oral hygienic habits.