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Campaign to improve dental health, eliminate tobacco
Updated: 8/27/2009 7:00:21 PM

Campaign to improve dental health, eliminate tobacco Chewing tobacco at sporting events, particularly baseball, is one habit that has been around for decades, and some kids today still engage in this practice. In order to try and prevent anyone from taking it up, a new campaign aims to discourage this behavior and promote dental health.

Oral Health America launched a slogan competition in conjunction with its National Spit Campaign, and the winner was a 12-year-old girl who came up with the phrase "chew on this. . .tobacco steals your health."

The organization aims to discourage the habit by reminding kids, teens and even adults of the dangers of chewing tobacco. The American Dental Association (ADA) agrees, advising that this practice can lead to oral cancer and periodontal disease.

In addition, chewing tobacco is addictive and a recent study by the Centers for Disease Control revealed that 8 percent of high school students had done this in the past 20 days.

If adults begin to notice red or white sores in the mouth, it is a good idea to head in for a dental checkup to rule out oral cancer.

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