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chewing tobacco

A form of smokeless tobacco sold as a shredded product, in contrast to dipping tobacco in which the tobacco leaves are ground.

Health effects
Oral cancer; often disfiguring due to heroic surgery.


Chewing tobacco. See Smokeless tobacco.
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There is no scientific basis [for the warning] and it is not based on real life experiences among miraa chewers," he said, and termed the remarks "unfortunate and very detrimental".
They are rated by the manufacturer on a "Tuff" scale of 1 to 10, with 10 being for the most aggressive chewers.
To be included into this systematic review and meta-analysis, the study had to be original, could be observational or experimental, had to include both khat chewers and non-chewers (except in studies designed to investigate the in vitro effect of khat extract on oral micro-organisms at varying concentrations of the extract), and should have measured oral health-related outcomes in both groups.
Severson, a senior scientist at Eugene's Oregon Research Institute, doesn't partake himself, but his research has introduced him to chewers who keep a dip in 24/7 - even when they eat, even when they sleep.
I was told by an experienced chewer that if one wants to return to normal immediately after the qat session, there is a remedy.
Chewers, let's be honest, is there a woman who looks elegant with balloon cheeks?
If your dog has weak teeth or is an avid chewer, it is probably best to avoid natural bones, because he may crack a tooth on the hard surface.
You can create stuffing recipes to tempt all but the most finicky of chewers.
We just have to get the message across to the chewer that if they put it in the bin we would not have this problem at all.
Many gum chewers chew for hours at a time, putting extra strain on the teeth and their supporting structures.
Table-1: Anthropometric Measurements Parameter Control (Group A) Chewer (Group B) Age 42.
19,20 In chronic chewers a condition known as betel chewer\'s mucosa, a discoloured areca nut-encrusted change, is often found where the quid particles are retained.