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Vaping does not stain teeth

Vaping does not stain teeth

New Delhi, Mar 26 (ANI): Vasted. According to a study conducted by British American Tobacco, teeth exposed to cigarette smoke over a period of 2 weeks become very discoloured quickly, whereas teeth exposed to e-cigarette vapour or vapour from glo, a tobacco-heated product, do not.

Moreover, after 2 weeks of almost continuous exposure, teeth were almost indistinguishable from teeth that were not exposed to anything at all. Smokers get 'stains', turning teeth from a healthy-looking white to an unhealthy-looking yellow/brown colour.

Although this staining is commonly referred to as nicotine staining, it is not caused by nicotine, but by tar in smoke. As part of a wider study on oral health, scientists at British American Tobacco studied discoloration in teeth.

A prototype Vype e-cigarette and a tobacco heating product, glo, were assessed for tooth discoloration and the impact on teeth compared to that of cigarette smoke. After the first day, the teeth exposed to the smoke extract started