Tobacco smoking and periodontal bone height in a Saudi Arabian population.

@article{Natto2005TobaccoSA,
  title={Tobacco smoking and periodontal bone height in a Saudi Arabian population.},
  author={Suzan Bakur Natto and Mostafa Baljoon and Jan Bergstr{\"o}m},
  journal={Journal of clinical periodontology},
  year={2005},
  volume={32 9},
  pages={1000-6}
}
AIM To study the association between tobacco smoking, in particular water pipe smoking, and periodontal bone height. METHODS A study sample of 355 individuals in the age range 17-60 years was recruited from Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. The smoking behavior was registered through a questionnaire during interview. Participants were stratified into water pipe smokers (33%), cigarette smokers (20%), mixed smokers (19%) and non-smokers (28%). The periodontal bone height was measured from digital… CONTINUE READING
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