snuff dipping


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snuff dipping

the practice of extracting juices from moist, fine-cut chewing tobacco placed in the mucobuccal fold of the mouth. The practice has been associated with an increased incidence of leukoplakia, tooth and gum diseases, and oral cancer.
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The reason for male predominance in this study was large number of male patients had a positive history of snuff dipping than female, and the frequency and duration of the habit.
As most of the patients had history of snuff dipping and the most common site where the snuff was held against the mucosa was mandibular left and right gingivolabial sulcus.
75% cases the mandibular left gingivolabial sulcus was the most commonly involved site in both sexes, which was the most common site of snuff dipping too and in 16.
Factors associated with patient delay included socio-demographic factors, habits like history of snuff dipping and no cessation of the habit even after initiation of symptoms, self medication and use of herbal medications on non healing ulcers.
Snuff dipping and oral cancer in Sudan: a retrospective study.
Snuff dipping and oral cancer among women in the southern United States.
7% were in habit of snuff dipping and 19% were found to be smokers.
The information was gathered by asking queries using a well structured questionnaire covering aspects regarding knowledge about oral cancer, dental attitude and habits of snuff dipping and smoking.
When asked about risk factors for oral cancer, 45% students answered cigarette smoking, 22% snuff dipping, 11% dental fillings, 8% pollution, while 4% identified drinking to be linked with oral cancer (Figure 2).
Alarmingly 7% of students were in the habit of snuff dipping (Figure 5) and 70% of these used snuff for 10-20 minutes, 20% for half an hour, and 10% used it for one hour daily (Figure 6).