Oral Health Effects of Combusted and Smokeless Tobacco Products

S. L. Tomar, S. S. Hecht, I. Jaspers, R. L. Gregory, I. Stepanov

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Abstract

The oral cavity is usually the first part of a consumer's body exposed to the constituents of tobacco products or their emissions. Consequently, the oral cavity is a frequent site for carcinogenic, microbial, immunologic, and clinical effects of tobacco use. This article summarizes 5 presentations on various aspects of oral health affected by combusted or noncombusted tobacco products from a recent conference, "Oral Health Effects of Tobacco Products: Science and Regulatory Policy," sponsored by the American Association for Dental Research and the Food and Drug Administration.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)4-10
Number of pages7
JournalAdvances in dental research
Volume30
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 1 2019

Keywords

  • Streptococcus mutans
  • carcinogenesis
  • electronic nicotine delivery systems
  • mucosal immunity
  • nicotine
  • smoking

PubMed: MeSH publication types

  • Journal Article
  • Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.
  • Review

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