The facts about tobacco use on the health of your mouth. There are some very startling statistics here, so please pay attention if you or someone you love is a person who smokes. If you see something unusual in your mouth that doesn't go away, book an appointment to see our expert team at Hawthorne Village Dental Care. 905.864.3368 #oralcancer #gumdisease #smoking #miltondentalcare #drsarnasmiles
Each day in the U.S. 3,600 youth under 18 smoke their first cigarette and 900 youth under 18 become daily cigarette users. Of U.S. high school students, 18% report current use of cigarettes and 7.7% report current use of smokeless tobacco. Cigarette smoking accounts for an estimated 443,000 deaths per year. More than 88% of established adult smokers begin before 18. Talk to your kids today about the dangers of tobacco use and the benefits of living tobacco free. www.fda.gov/TimeToTalk
Give your students the facts to counter the recent 30% rise in male adolescent smokeless tobacco use. Program combines an engaging narrative storyline with hard-core facts about all kinds of smokeless tobacco products—spit, snuff, chew as well as newer nicotine-delivery products designed to appeal to those who are uncomfortable with spitting out tobacco juice.
Smoking: How does smoking affect you? Get a look at the essential facts on smoking from this infographic that breaks down the basics, from how many people smoke, to how many deaths each year are attributed to smoking related causes