Some people who chew nicotine gum experience soreness in the gums, teeth, and jaw. These symptoms usually become more manageable over time. Don’t use nicotine gum if you have dentures, caps or bridges, or a sore jaw.
Medical review: Nathan Cobb, MD, September 21, 2017
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