Is periodontal health a predictor of drug-induced gingival overgrowth? A cross-sectional study

@inproceedings{Banthia2014IsPH,
  title={Is periodontal health a predictor of drug-induced gingival overgrowth? A cross-sectional study},
  author={Ruchi Banthia and Santosh S Gupta and Priyank Banthia and Pallavi Singh and Sapna Raje and Navkiran Kaur},
  booktitle={Dental research journal},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND Gingival overgrowth is a common side-effect of amlodipine regimen on the oral cavity. There is controversy regarding the cause and effect relationship of periodontal health and drug induced gingival overgrowth. Therefore, this study was conducted to investigate and to assess the relationship between the periodontal health and the onset and severity of gingival overgrowth in hypertensive patients receiving amlodipine. MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 99 known hypertensive patients… CONTINUE READING
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