5 doctors weighed in:

Can you chew tobacco while you have gum disease?

5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Alex Shvartsman
Dentistry - Cosmetic
2 doctors agree

In brief: Sure

If you want to get oral cancer.
I suggest you quit asap.

In brief: Sure

If you want to get oral cancer.
I suggest you quit asap.
Dr. Alex Shvartsman
Dr. Alex Shvartsman
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Dr. Ahmad Eslami
Dentistry - Periodontics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Chewing tobacco

Chewing tobacco is not good with or without gum disease.
The concern is a lot more serious than gum disease. And that's oral cancer.

In brief: Chewing tobacco

Chewing tobacco is not good with or without gum disease.
The concern is a lot more serious than gum disease. And that's oral cancer.
Dr. Ahmad Eslami
Dr. Ahmad Eslami
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Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Never

You won't like my answer but it is the truth and should be heeded.
Chewing tobacco not only is bad for your gums but is a leading cause of cancer of the mouth which is on the rise!

In brief: Never

You won't like my answer but it is the truth and should be heeded.
Chewing tobacco not only is bad for your gums but is a leading cause of cancer of the mouth which is on the rise!
Dr. Gary Sandler
Dr. Gary Sandler
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Dr. Gregg Albers
Addiction Medicine

In brief: Gum disease

Not wise, may worsen gum disease, lead to mouth cancer.
See your dentist or oral surgeon to get your gum disease treated.

In brief: Gum disease

Not wise, may worsen gum disease, lead to mouth cancer.
See your dentist or oral surgeon to get your gum disease treated.
Dr. Gregg Albers
Dr. Gregg Albers
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