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Tobacco Use and Your Oral Health


The above article explains that smoking is bad for your overall health but using tobacco products can have serious consequences on your oral health, too.

In addition to affecting your overall health, tobacco use and smoking can cause a number of oral health issues, ranging from oral cancer to discolored teeth. Such as, gum disease, tooth loss, tooth staining and in more severe cases oral cancer. The American Cancer Society estimates that 90 percent of people with oral cancer (cancer affecting the lips, tongue, throat, and mouth) have used tobacco in some form.

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To get more detail information, you may review this article which is really helpful for who smokes.