Abdulhadi Abanmy

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Tooth extraction is the most commonly prescribed ablation surgery in dentistry and results in the formation of edentulous mucosa. Although the edentulous mucosa serves as the critical interfacial tissue for removable and implant-assisted prostheses, the structure and physiology of this wound-induced tissue are largely uninvestigated. We addressed the(More)
PURPOSE While cigarette smoking is recognized as being detrimental to periodontal health, the effect of water pipe smoking on gingival health is not known. The present study was conducted to determine whether water pipe smoking has an influence on gingival health. MATERIAL AND METHODS A cross-sectional study was carried out in 244 individuals aged 25-70(More)
PURPOSE To investigate the relationship between water pipe and cigarette smoking and the prevalence and severity of vertical periodontal bone defects. MATERIAL AND METHODS A study sample of 355 individuals in the age range 17 to 60 years was recruited from Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Full sets of intra-oral radiographs for each individual were assessed with(More)
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