Cigarette smoking, oral hygiene and periodontal health in Swedish army conscripts

Cigarette smoking, oral hygiene and periodontal health in Swedish army conscripts Abstract Possible dissimilarities between smokers and nonsmokers regarding oral hygiene, gingivitis, periodontal pocketing and alveolar bone loss were studied in a sample of 134 army conscripts. Compared to nonsmokers, smokers had a higher plaque index and greater severity of gingivitis, while no differences were found concerning pocket depth and bone loss. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Clinical Periodontology Wiley

Cigarette smoking, oral hygiene and periodontal health in Swedish army conscripts

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Wiley
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Copyright © 1980 Wiley Subscription Services, Inc., A Wiley Company
ISSN
0303-6979
eISSN
1600-051X
D.O.I.
10.1111/j.1600-051X.1980.tb01953.x
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Abstract

Abstract Possible dissimilarities between smokers and nonsmokers regarding oral hygiene, gingivitis, periodontal pocketing and alveolar bone loss were studied in a sample of 134 army conscripts. Compared to nonsmokers, smokers had a higher plaque index and greater severity of gingivitis, while no differences were found concerning pocket depth and bone loss.

Journal

Journal of Clinical PeriodontologyWiley

Published: Apr 1, 1980

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References

  • Quantitative longitudinal study of alveolar bone tissue in man
    Bergström, J.; Henrikson, C. O.
  • The effect of cigarette smoking on anaerobiosis in the oral cavity
    Kenney, E. B.; Saxe, S. R.; Bowles, R. D.

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