What can smokeless tobacco do to your gums?

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Date created: Mon, Apr 19, 2021 11:06 PM
Date updated: Thu, Jun 30, 2022 12:33 PM


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Smoking and Dental Health: Yellow Teeth, Bad Breat... www.webmd.com/oral-health/guid...

  • Smokeless tobacco can irritate your gum tissue, causing it to recede or pull away from your teeth. Once the gum tissue recedes, your teeth roots become exposed, creating an increased risk of tooth decay. Exposed roots are also more sensitive to hot and cold or other irritants, making eating and drinking uncomfortable.

Health Risks of Smokeless Tobacco www.cancer.org/cancer/cancer-c...

  • Many regular smokeless tobacco users have receding gums, gum disease, cavities and tooth decay (from the high sugar content in the tobacco), scratching and wearing down (abrasion) of teeth, and bone loss around the teeth. The surface of the tooth root may be exposed where gums have shrunken. All this can cause teeth to lo...

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