Cannabis Smoking Increases Risk of Periodontal Disease

Tobacco smoking has been a known risk factor for periodontitis but it was uncertain whether or not cannabis use was harmful.  Essential Evidence Plus reviews a recent cohort study, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, which concluded that regular marijuana smoking increases the risk of periodontal disease and subsequent loss of teeth.

Read the full review here.

A list of additional articles on this topic may be found in PubMed.

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