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Mouth Rinsing Guide for Smokers

Smokers’ risk of gum problems is twice as that of non-smokers. This is because when you smoke, the infection fighters in your body take a hit and your immune systems weakens. This means you have to work harder to fend off gum problems. And there’s good incentive to do so—smoking can also discolour your teeth and puts you at an increased risk for white patches in the mouth (leukoplakia ). If you smoke, follow these steps and tips to keep your mouth clean .

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