There are negative effects on your teeth and mouth from smoking. Number one, your gum tissue and underlying bone slowly starts to recede, in otherwords it dissolves. Second, you are much more likely to get cancer in the soft tissues of your mouth. Third, tooth colored fillings tend to wear down faster. For the benefit of your dental and medical health, anyone who smokes needs to stop. Call Dr. Stevens office to get your checkup, dental x-rays and thorough teeth cleaning today.