What effects can smoking have on my oral health? Are cigars a safe alternative to cigarettes? Are smokeless(chew) tobacco products safe? The American Dental Association has some alarming news that you should know on its web site.
The American Dental Association states that it "has long been at the forefront in the battle against tobacco-related disease, working to educate the public about the significant dangers inherent in tobacco use and encouraging dentists to help their patients break the cycle of addiction. The ADA has continually strengthened and updated its stringent tobacco policies as new scientific information has become available."