While some consider vaping to be less risky when compared to smoking cigarettes, this practice can still lead to issues with the teeth and gums such as cavities and gum disease. There are also potentially negative impacts on the lungs.

– Conditions such as asthma will be worsened by vaping.

– Oxygen will have a more difficult time getting into the bloodstream.

– Vaping has been linked with some forms of oral cancer.

“Although vaping has been marketed as being “safer” than cigarettes, the jury is still out on this one.”

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Dr. Fraser Hendrie BDS (Glasg.) MFGDP (UK)

Fraser is a Glasgow graduate with over 20 years of experience. He is the one of the principal dentists at Craigentinny Dental Care in Edinburgh. He has a reputation for consistent, high quality work and a love of innovation. Many of Dr Hendrie’s patients travel from the far reaches of Scotland, the UK and beyond. So wherever you live from Portobello or around Edinburgh to further afield he will be pleased to meet you. He is a member of the Student Clinicians of the American Dental Association, British Dental Association, the Association of Dental Implantology, and has studied at the Pankey Institute in Miami on several occasions. Fraser has particular interests in Dental Implantology, Preventive dentistry, Cosmetic Dentistry and information technology. Fraser has also been admitted to the Faculty of General Dental Practitioners by examination. Fraser is married with two young children and lives in Edinburgh. In his free time he enjoys running, cycling, and kite-surfing.