Marijuana Mouth: Worse Than Meth Mouth
Gingivitis, periodontitis, gum deterioration, and more are found in patients who smoke marijuana.
Highlights from the article Marijuana Mouth: Worse Than Meth Mouth:
The Tetrahydrocannibol (THC) found in marijuana interferes with calcium absorption (what our teeth need to stay strong).
Studies have shown that heavy marijuana use more than triples the likelihood of gum disease.
Eating a lot of sugary or fatty foods (a side effect of marijuana is the munchies) can quickly result in marijuana mouth.