Navigation Links
Tobacco chewing leads to dental caries

Scientists from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) say that tobacco chewers are more prone to caries.The researchers studied dental caries and tobacco use data from more than// 13,000 adults aged 19 and over.

The researchers illustrated between the two types of spit tobacco, also called smokeless tobacco, and other types of tobacco such as cigarettes, pipes, and cigars. Spit tobacco comes in two forms, chew and snuff. Chewing tobacco is a bulky, leafy form of tobacco that is packaged as loose leaf, plugs, or twists, and snuff is a finely ground or shredded tobacco.

The study revealed that men who use chewing tobacco exclusively were four times more likely than those who had never used tobacco to have one or more decayed or filled root surface. On average, the men who used chewing tobacco exclusively had 4.45 decayed or filled root surfaces more than any other tobacco-use group and those who had never used tobacco.

The researchers cerebrate that the high sugar content in chewing tobacco is one reason the product is associated with an increased risk of dental caries on tooth roots and crowns. A typical user holds a wad of chew in his cheek for 30 minutes at a time and uses the product in this manner throughout the day, exposing the teeth to the tobacco for several hours. Moreover, both chew and snuff can contribute to gingival (gum) recession and therefore make tooth roots more liable to decay."This study shouldn't give chewers the idea they can switch to snuff," said study author Deborah Winn, Ph.D.,


'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Tobacco and alcohol connected to larger health problems
2. Vegetables decrease Tobacco Toxins
3. Exposure To Tobacco Smoke Can Lead To Sickle Cell Crisis
4. Tobacco Found To Trigger Familial Pancreatic Cancer
5. Tobacco smoke increases the levels of Cox 2.
6. Aggressive Tobacco taxation policy can reduce cigarette smoking
7. Role Of Tobacco In Development Of Oral Cancer And Heart Disease
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:6/28/2017)... ... June 28, 2017 , ... ... financial consultations to communities in northern Virginia and DC, is announcing a cooperative ... for patients with Alzheimer’s and other disorders that lead to memory impairment. , ...
(Date:6/27/2017)... , ... June 27, 2017 , ... DrugDev ... is whether they can trust the sponsor to pay them correctly and on time. ... and CROs establish payment strategies that encourage sites to work on their studies. , ...
(Date:6/27/2017)... ... June 27, 2017 , ... Building on the ... Louisiana became the sixth state to pass legislation which ensures that children can ... signature, Louisiana joins the states of Alabama, Arizona, Florida, Utah and Washington who ...
(Date:6/27/2017)... ... 2017 , ... The Kelahan Agency, a privately owned firm ... southern New Hampshire, is teaming up with the New Horizons for New Hampshire ... the region. , New Horizons for New Hampshire provides a wealth of services ...
(Date:6/27/2017)... Monroe, CT (PRWEB) , ... June 27, 2017 , ... ... announce the recent renovation of his practice, Advanced Periodontics and Dental Implant Center of ... and increased the administrative and waiting areas. The renovations are intended to improve patient ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/7/2017)... 2017  Novavax, Inc., (Nasdaq: NVAX ) today ... trials of its RSV F protein recombinant nanoparticle vaccine candidate ... been published in the journal Vaccine ... prior scientific conferences). The Company previously announced top line ... developing the RSV F Vaccine with the goal of protecting ...
(Date:6/5/2017)... , June 5, 2017 The ... brand of Diplomat Pharmacy, Inc. (NYSE: DPLO), has been awarded ... Cincinnati Enquirer . Results are based on an ... in organizational health and workplace improvement. The survey measures several ... ...
(Date:6/3/2017)... INDIANAPOLIS , June 3, 2017  Eli ... today announced that results from the Phase 3 ... kinase (CDK)4 & 6 inhibitor, in combination with ... treatment with fulvestrant alone in women with hormone-receptor-positive ... advanced breast cancer who have relapsed or progressed ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: