Smokeless Tobacco Directory
Smokeless tobacco, including snuff and chewing tobacco, is harmful. Some may think it is safer than smoking cigarettes, but that is not the case. Smokeless tobacco can cause oral cancer, leukoplakia, gum disease, tooth loss, and more. Because smokeless tobacco is addictive, quitting can be difficult, but there are dozens of options that can help you, from medications to support groups. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how smokeless tobacco affects your body, signs of addiction, treatments to help you quit, and much more.
Smoking and Dental Health: Yellow Teeth, Bad Breath, and Other Smoking Effects
Smoking and other tobacco use can cause oral health problems like gum disease and tooth decay. Get the facts from WebMD.
Nicotine Replacement Therapy: What to Know
Nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) may be a helpful tool if you’re trying to quit smoking. Learn about the different kinds of NRT products and which may be right for you.
What Is Snus?
Is this smokeless tobacco product safe to use? Here’s how snus stacks up.
Smokeless tobacco can be as harmful to your health as cigarettes.
Smokeless Tobacco : Quitting
Quitting smokeless tobacco is as difficult as quitting cigarettes, and the approaches are similar. Experts recommend the following steps.
Smokeless Tobacco : Warning Signs
If you use smokeless tobacco, you should see a doctor immediately upon experiencing any of these symptoms, according to the American Academy of Otolaryngology.
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