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September 24, 2019 News News

Conference Reviews Effects Of Tobacco Products, Underscores The Importance Of Oral Health

by International & American Associations for Dental Research

On September 14, 2018 AADR held the “Oral Health Effects of Tobacco Products: Science and Regulatory Policy” meeting in Bethesda, Maryland, USA. As the primary route of delivery, the oral cavity is particularly sensitive to harmful exposure from tobacco products.

June 16, 2019 News News

ADA Supports Legislation Calling for Raising Legal Age to 21 to Purchase Tobacco

by Jennifer Garvin, ADA News

The ADA May 23 announced its support for a new bill that would raise the legal age to purchase tobacco products from 18 to 21. In a letter to Sen. Maj. Leader Mitch McConnell and Sen. Tim Kaine, the ADA

May 28, 2018 News News

World No Tobacco Day Focuses on Heart Disease

by World Health Organization

Every year, on 31 May, WHO and partners mark World No Tobacco Day (WNTD), highlighting the health and other risks associated with tobacco use, and advocating for effective policies to reduce tobacco consumption. The focus of World No Tobacco Day

March 26, 2018 News News

Vaping Shown to Not Cause Stained Teeth

by British American Tobacco, EurekAlert

A study undertaken by British American Tobacco has shown that teeth exposed to cigarette smoke over a period of 2 weeks became very discoloured very quickly, whereas teeth exposed to e-cigarette vapour or vapour from glo, a tobacco-heated product, did

March 9, 2018 News NewsOral cancer

Cancer Risk from Oral Precancerous Lesions Higher in Non-Smokers

by The University of British Columbia

Precancerous lesions in the mouths of non-smokers are more likely to progress to cancer than those in smokers, new research from the University of British Columbia and BC Cancer has found. Although tobacco use is still one of the strongest

March 1, 2018 News News

Dental Calculus Sheds Light on Ancestors’ Tobacco Use

by Washington State University, EurekAlert!

A team of scientists including researchers from Washington State University has shown for the first time that nicotine residue can be extracted from plaque, also known as “dental calculus”, on the teeth of ancient tobacco users. Their research provides a