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e-Cigarettes Damage Tissues

While e-cigarettes ("vaping") are a popular substitute for regular tobacco cigarettes, they are still harmful to your oral health.

A University of Rochester Medical Center study suggests that electronic cigarettes are as equally damaging to gums and teeth as conventional cigarettes.

The study, published in Oncotarget, was led by Irfan Rahman, Ph.D. professor of Environmental Medicine at the UR School of Medicine and Dentistry, and is the first scientific study to address e-cigarettes and their detrimental effect on oral health on cellular and molecular levels. Read more:


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