Smokeless Tobacco: If You Chew ... Quit

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Abstract:

This one-page handout educates people about health risks associated with smokeless tobacco use. It discusses tooth abrasion, tooth decay, gum recession, nicotine dependence, teeth discoloration and bad breath, decrease in sense of taste and ability to smell, unhealthy eating habits, and oral cancer, as well as other cancers. The document identifies early signs of oral cancer, and recommends regular dental check-ups for all tobacco users.

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California Dental Association
Medical Review:
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The English language resource was created or reviewed by a medical professional for quality and accuracy.
Development Method:
Translation from English text
Translation Review:
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A qualified translation company performed an independent review by a second translator, and a client advocate.
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Keywords:
Dental caries, Gingival recession, Leukoplakia, Mouth neoplasms, Nicotine, Tobacco, smokeless, Tongue, Tooth discoloration
Copyright:
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Date Last Reviewed:
5/25/2017
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