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Its been exactly a week since a had a tooth extraction and i want to start smoking cigarettes again. is it safe?

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Dr. Bruce Elkind
Dentistry 40 years experience
Smoking : If you had an extraction one week ago, and have not smoked the whole time, why not consider quitting permanently... It's a lot safer, not to mention the savings in money as well as your health. Otherwise, if you feel a need to start again... Go ahead if your extraction site is closed and healed.

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