Effects of Vaping on Oral Health

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Dry Mouth and Increased Thirst

Vaping can cause dry mouth due to the propylene glycol and glycerol present in the e-liquids.

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Oral Irritation and Inflammation

The chemicals in e-liquids, flavorings, and nicotine can irritate the mouth and throat.

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Gum Disease (Periodontal Disease)

Vaping can contribute to the development or exacerbation of gum disease.

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Tooth Decay (Cavities)

E-liquids typically contain sugars and acidic components, which can erode tooth enamel and lead to cavities.

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Altered Microbial Flora

Vaping may alter the oral microbial flora, shifting the balance of bacteria in the mouth.

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