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March 9, 2021 News NewsOral Health

ADA, Others Urge FDA to Ban Menthol Cigarettes, Other Nontobacco-Flavored Tobacco Products

by ADA

The ADA, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids and dozens of likeminded stakeholders are urging the Food and Drug Administration to prohibit menthol cigarettes and other nontobacco-flavored tobacco products, including e-cigarettes and cigars. “The public health and medical community have long been

September 26, 2018 News News

Dental Research Shows That Smoking Weakens Immune Systems

by Case Western Reserve University

As if lung cancer, emphysema and heart disease weren’t enough, there’s more bad news for cigarette smokers. Researchers at the Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine found that smoking also weakens the ability for pulp in teeth to

September 18, 2017 News NewsOral Health

Vaping Doubles Risk of Smoking Cigarettes for Teens

by University of Waterloo

Teenagers who try e-cigarettes double their risk for smoking tobacco cigarettes, according to a new study. The study — from the University of Waterloo and the Wake Forest School of Medicine — found that students in grades seven to 12

November 18, 2016 News DiseaseNewsOral HealthPublic Health

E-Cigarettes and Cigarettes are Equally Damaging to Oral Health

by News-Medical

A University of Rochester Medical Center study suggests that electronic cigarettes are as equally damaging to gums and teeth as conventional cigarettes. The study, published in Oncotarget, was led by Irfan Rahman, Ph.D. professor of Environmental Medicine at the UR