Using Tobacco Products Increases Your Risk of Disease
Helping the Moore Community Improve Oral Health
Regardless of which tobacco product you use, it will harm the health of your mouth. Let’s rattle off a few facts about the relationship between tobacco use and disease. The most glaring cases against tobacco is that it’s the leading cause of periodontal disease, oral cancer, throat cancer, and lung cancer. Tobacco is dangerous to your teeth, gums, and throat, from chewing tobacco, smokeless, to smoking. The connection between tobacco use and these diseases is even more staggering once you realize that up to 85% of new oral cancer is being directly caused by tobacco.