Navigation Links
Role Of Tobacco In Development Of Oral Cancer And Heart Disease

October has been designated as the National Dental Hygiene Month (NDHM) and the American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA) has announced that it would be focusing on the relation between oral health, tobacco use, and heart disease during this whole time//.

Using tobacco or tobacco products is the single biggest risk factor in the development of oral cancer. Smoking increases the chances of developing cancer up to four times more than not smoking. Tobacco is also implicated in stained teeth, bone loss, shrinking gums, and mouth sores besides reducing the acuity of the taste and smell. Tobacco has general consequences as well. Almost 50 percent of all coronary heart disease (CHD)-related deaths can be attributed to smoking. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that smoking caused more CHD than lung cancer!

"Following the positive reception we received last year from dental hygienists in response to tobacco cessation, we were inspired to again highlight the hazards of tobacco use," observed Katie L. Dawson, RDH, BS, ADHA president. "Dental hygienists are the frontline of defense against oral disease, and they have a responsibility to educate their patients about how tobacco use and heart disease are interrelated with oral health."
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Tobacco chewing leads to dental caries
2. Tobacco and alcohol connected to larger health problems
3. Vegetables decrease Tobacco Toxins
4. Exposure To Tobacco Smoke Can Lead To Sickle Cell Crisis
5. Tobacco Found To Trigger Familial Pancreatic Cancer
6. Tobacco smoke increases the levels of Cox 2.
7. Aggressive Tobacco taxation policy can reduce cigarette smoking
8. Women More Prone To Risk of Colorectal Cancer from Tobacco
9. WHO Intensifies Anti-Tobacco war
10. New Zealand Researchers Call For Tobacco-Free Society
11. Tobacco plant based Vaccine against Plague
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:6/24/2017)... ... June 24, 2017 , ... The Pennsylvania Athletic Trainers’ ... Bayfront and Erie Convention Center on June 8-10. The weekend consisted of ... bowl, award and scholarship presentations, and professional networking. , On Friday June ...
(Date:6/24/2017)... TX (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2017 , ... The ... to spend time outdoors. Home and business owners should be aware that the summer ... the lake. In fact, mechanical locks and keys can be negatively affected from direct ...
(Date:6/23/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... June 23, 2017 , ... ... Network today announced the launch of Care Management Alerts and Dashboards, an innovative ... patients throughout Rhode Island. , RIQI’s Care Management Alerts and Dashboards provide near ...
(Date:6/23/2017)... ... June 23, 2017 , ... By scoring 100% for ... consecutive four-star rating from premier online charity evaluator, Charity Navigator, validating ANRF's work as ... of all charities reviewed by Charity Navigator and earns ANRF a spot on their ...
(Date:6/23/2017)... ... , ... Studies show evidence that carotenoids and antioxidants derived either from the ... patients. , But how often do ophthalmologists and optometrists in Sweden recommend the use ... or with early symptoms of AMD? A study published recently in Dove ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/14/2017)... 2017  In 2016, Embodied Labs took ... competition and came away with $25,000 in seed-fund investment. ... Forbes as "entering the life of another" and by ... "empathy to medical professionals in an entirely new dimension." ... a finalist for the Department of Education,s EdSimChallenge, where ...
(Date:6/9/2017)... 9, 2017 AirXpanders, Inc. (ASX: AXP) (AirXpanders ... design, manufacture, sale and distribution of the AeroForm® Tissue ... of its commercial roll-out in the United ... than one hundred (100) medical institutions and health systems, ... a needle-free alternative for women who choose reconstructive surgery ...
(Date:6/7/2017)... , June 7, 2017 Endo International ... June 7, 2017, the Hon. Joseph R. Goodwin ... of West Virginia , entered a ... Inc. Pelvic Repair System Products Liability Litigation (the "MDL") ... MDL cases to provide expert disclosures on specific causation ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: