Older Adults and Tooth Loss by Smoking Status
People who smoke are 3 times more likely to lose all of their teeth
Chart: Percentage of adults aged 65 or older who lost all of their teeth, 2011–2016
- 43% of smokers
- 12 % of non-smokers
- 4 in 10 older adults who currently smoke cigarettes lost all of their teeth.
Page last reviewed: August 19, 2020