The relationship between smoking and periodontal disease. Review of literature and case report.

Gene B. Sherwin, Diana Nguyen, Yaakov Friedman, Mark Wolff

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Cigarette smoking has been associated with tooth loss from periodontal disease for a long time. Smoking cessation has been shown to reverse these effects. The purpose of this paper is to review the current literature regarding the possible mechanisms for destruction of the periodontium caused by smoking and to present a protocol for the implementation of a smoking cessation program at New York University College of Dentistry.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)52-57
Number of pages6
JournalUnknown Journal
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 2013


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dentistry(all)

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