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How will chewing tobacco affect oral health?
13 doctors weighed in

Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
10 doctors agree
In brief: Cancer and more
You are at increased risk for cancer of the mouth, throat, esophagus, urinary bladder, pancreas and perhaps others.
Tobacco also causes blood vessel disease leading to heart attacks, stroke, gangrene and shortens life by about ten years.

In brief: Cancer and more
You are at increased risk for cancer of the mouth, throat, esophagus, urinary bladder, pancreas and perhaps others.
Tobacco also causes blood vessel disease leading to heart attacks, stroke, gangrene and shortens life by about ten years.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Dr. Thomas Stelmach
Dentistry - Cosmetic
In brief: Oral cancer
Chewing tobacco is a leading cause of oral cancer.

In brief: Oral cancer
Chewing tobacco is a leading cause of oral cancer.
Dr. Thomas Stelmach
Dr. Thomas Stelmach
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Dr. Jake Richards
Dentistry
In brief: Damaging
Tobacco will decrease blood flow which in turn causes immune suppression which means bacteria of the mouth can cause more damage to gums and bone progressing gingivitis toward periodontitis, leading toward infections, bone loss, and tooth loss.
It can also decrease. The other obvious is the constant irritation and chemicals can lead to oral cancer which may lead to major surgery or death. Bad!

In brief: Damaging
Tobacco will decrease blood flow which in turn causes immune suppression which means bacteria of the mouth can cause more damage to gums and bone progressing gingivitis toward periodontitis, leading toward infections, bone loss, and tooth loss.
It can also decrease. The other obvious is the constant irritation and chemicals can lead to oral cancer which may lead to major surgery or death. Bad!
Dr. Jake Richards
Dr. Jake Richards
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