Tag Archives: Smokeless tobacco

Areca nuts- Smokelss tabacco play havoc with young lives

This is the dental photograph of a 23 year young man who had come to me with swelling of  face on his right side (involving lower jaw). It was noticed that he is not able to open his mouth properly. … Continue reading

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Oral Submucous Fibrosis in a 58-year Old Pan-Masala Chewer

These are the dental photographs of a 58-year old man who has been an avid Pan Masala and Gutkha chewer for many years. He was with me for some dental problem. However, when i found something unusual with his mouth … Continue reading

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Gutkha-chewer Kicks The Cancer Recipe –what a good news!

This patient is in his late 50s and was with me for pain in some back tooth (lower molar). While doing his oral check up i noticed white lesions on his left side of cheek on lower side (buccal mucosa). … Continue reading

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Mouth Pre-Cancer Means Ringing Alarm Bells — Who Cares?

This gentleman who is 55 years old had come to me a few days ago with the complaint of lack of strength in his teeth — he is not able to chew properly. When i examined his mouth, i found … Continue reading

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Gutkha Chewer Promises to Quit

Gutkha – a form of smokeless tobacco popular in India- is just spoiling health of this sub-continent.  This is the photograph of a 28-year man who had come to me with the complaints of stained teeth and sensitive teeth –sensitivity … Continue reading

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Tobacco-dipping inside Upper lip by a socialite

This patient whose dental photograph is given here had come to me for the extraction of a root piece of a front tooth. While I was injecting local anaesthetic, I noticed that inner side of his upper lip is quite … Continue reading

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