In this manner, what are the side effects of chewing tobacco?
- developing gum diseases and gum recession (pulling away of the gum tissue from the teeth);
- leukoplakia (whitish patches inside the mouth that can become cancerous);
- abrasion (wearing down) of teeth;
- staining of teeth;
- tooth decay; and.
- tooth loss.
What are the dangers of using smokeless tobacco?
- Bad breath. Smokeless tobacco can give you really bad breath and discolored teeth.
- Dental problems. Smokeless tobacco's direct and repeated contact with the gums causes the gums to recede and become diseased, leading to loose teeth.
What are the dangers of chewing tobacco?
- Mouth, tongue, cheek, and gum cancer.
- Cancer in the esophagus (the swallowing tube that goes from your mouth to your stomach)
- Pancreatic cancer.