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The movement of the mandible during mastication. Chewing tobacco (smokeless tobacco) presents in shredded leaf form and is typically placed between the cheek and buccal mucous membrane. It allows nicotine to be absorbed through the mucosa which can lead to nicotine dependence. It is a known carcinogen and can result in oral cancer, leukoplakia, and gingival recession.

Subjects: Dentistry.

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