A few of the known health dangers of smokeless tobacco include the following:
Smokeless tobacco products, just like cigarettes, contain at least 28 cancer-causing chemicals.
Smokeless tobacco is known to cause cancers of the mouth, lip, tongue and pancreas
Users also may be at risk for cancer of the voice box, esophagus, colon and bladder, because they swallow some of the toxins in the juice created by using smokeless tobacco.
Smokeless tobacco can irritate your gums, causing gum (periodontal) disease.
Sugar is often added to enhance the flavor of smokeless tobacco, increasing the risk for tooth decay.
Smokeless tobacco typically contains sand and grit, which can wear down teeth.
What you can do
If you are a smoker, a user of smokeless tobacco or a parent with a child or teen whom you suspect may be using tobacco, you can start by understanding that tobacco dependence is a nicotine addiction disorder implant machine.
There are four aspects to nicotine addiction: physical, sensory, psychological and behavioral. All aspects of nicotine addiction need to be addressed in order to break the habit. This can mean that tobacco users may need to try several times before they are able to successfully kick the habit.
Speak to your child directly about the risks associated with all tobacco products, including smokeless ones. If you have friends or relatives who have died of a tobacco-related illness, share the truth about it with your child, and discuss ways your child can say no to tobacco dental file.