Question: I only Dip/Chew three to four times a week. Is chewing really all that bad on my teeth? After all I still brush my teeth twice a day.
Answer: Just because you are not smoking tobacco does not make it any less harmful to your dental and oral health. Using tobacco can harm your health, including your teeth and gums, in a number of ways such as: tooth discoloration and gum disease to throat, lung and oral cancer and, ultimately, death. Smokeless tobacco users can also experience: Bad breath, decreased sense of smell and taste and they are at a greater risk of developing cavities