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Like tobacco, betel nut is a mild stimulant which can also be chewed. It's also a cause of many cancers and the blackened teeth you see in Asian countries. Culturally, black teeth are a sign of beauty and are desirable. In fact, some people have resorted to coloring their teeth to mimic the desired stains received from chewing the betel nut.

Like tobacco, betel nut is a mild stimulant which can also be chewed. It's also a cause of many cancers and the blackened teeth you see in Asian countries. Culturally, black teeth are a sign of beauty and are desirable. In fact, some people have resorted to coloring their teeth to mimic the desired stains received from chewing the betel nut.

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