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REVIEW ARTICLE
Year : 2018  |  Volume : 148  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 35-40

Oral health consequences of smokeless tobacco use


1 Department of Oral Medicine, Radiology & Special Care Dentistry, Saveetha Dental College, Saveetha University, Chennai, India
2 WHO Collaborating Centre for Oral Cancer; King's College London, London, UK

Correspondence Address:
Dr Saman Warnakulasuriya
WHO Collaborating Centre for Oral Cancer & King's College London, London
UK
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/ijmr.IJMR_1793_17

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Smokeless tobacco (SLT) use has many oral effects including oral cancer, leukoplakia and erythroplakia, oral submucous fibrosis (if mixed with areca nut), loss of periodontal support (recession) and staining of teeth and composite restorations. This review was aimed to provide information to identify oral lesions that occur due to the use of smokeless tobacco so that effective interventions can be undertaken to reduce morbidity and mortality from the use of SLT.


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