World Oral Health Day

Vape pen users may experience oral health problems such as dry mouth and gum disease

Dry mouth is a common side effect of vaping. When you vape, your body produces less saliva

Symptoms of dry mouth include feeling thirsty all the time, difficulty swallowing, and a sticky feeling in the mouth

Without enough saliva the risk of cavities and gum disease increases significantly

Inflammation of the gums can cause redness, swelling and tenderness. As gum disease progresses

Can narrow blood vessels and reduce blood flow to the gums

it may be a sign of oral health problems related to vaping