Some people may think that because they are using chewing tobacco instead of smoking cigarettes, they won’t suffer from any health problems. On the contrary, chewing tobacco is more likely to cause dangerous oral health problems, including oral cancer and tooth loss. If you use smokeless tobacco, you should seek regular dental care in Glen Ellyn, including oral cancer screenings.
Watch this video to learn more about the dangers of using smokeless tobacco. Dr. Maria Lopez Howell with the American Dental Association discusses the numerous dental problems that result from regular nicotine use.