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Influence of smoking on clinical parameters and gingival crevicular fluid volume in patients with chronic periodontitis.

@article{Mokeem2014InfluenceOS,
  title={Influence of smoking on clinical parameters and gingival crevicular fluid volume in patients with chronic periodontitis.},
  author={Sameer Mokeem and Sajith Vellappally and Reghunathan S. Preethanath and Mohamed Ibrahim Hashem and A. A. Alkheraif and Sukumaran Anil},
  journal={Oral health and dental management},
  year={2014},
  volume={13 2},
  pages={
          469-73
        }
}
  • Sameer Mokeem, Sajith Vellappally, +3 authors Sukumaran Anil
  • Published 2014
  • Medicine
  • Oral health and dental management
  • BACKGROUND Tobacco smoking is regarded as one of the most significant risk factors for the development and progression of periodontal disease. In particular, studies have shown an alteration in Gingival Crevicular Fluid (GCF) volume and its components in smokers. OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to compare the GCF volume in smoking and non-smoking Saudi subjects with chronic periodontitis. METHODS In this study, 30 smoking patients and 30 non-smoking patients with chronic… CONTINUE READING

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