Want to learn how to quit dipping?
The first step is learning why you should.
Dip. Snuff. Chew. No matter what you call it, smokeless tobacco is not a safe alternative to cigarettes. In fact, chew causes many problems for your health.
How many reasons do you need to quit? Here’s a whole mouthful of them.
Smokeless tobacco can:
- …cause cancer of the mouth and throat.
- …cause tooth decay.
- …cause gum disease.
- …cause mouth sores.
- …stain teeth.
- …give you bad breath.
Smokeless tobacco is highly addictive. Along with many toxic chemicals, it contains up to 4x more nicotine than cigarettes. Two cans of dip a week equals 1.5 packs of cigarettes a day.
It’s also expensive. A two-can-a-week habit costs about $500 per year. Try our Cost of Smokeless Tobacco Calculator and find out how much it’s costing you.
Thinking about quitting smokeless tobacco?
Now you know the many downsides and dangers of smokeless tobacco, take our Readiness Quiz!