2020, Vol. 6 Issue 2, Part G
Role of diabetes mellitus and smoking as risk factors in prevalence of periodontal disease
AUTHOR(S): Dr. Maya Sanjiv Indurkar and Dr. Jui Sarfare
Diabetes mellitus and smoking modify host’s immune response to microbial invasion and thereby progression of periodontal disease and have been identified as risk factors for the same. New Classification by AAP 2017 World Workshop on Classification Of Periodontal and Peri-Implant Diseases and Conditions has taken into consideration the effect of systemic (diabetes mellitus) and environmental factors (smoking) and put forward concept of staging and grading of periodontitis for effective diagnosis and management of an individual with periodontitis.
Aim: To evaluate periodontal status of Diabetic non-smokers, Smokers and Diabetic smokers suffering from periodontitis and stage, grade them as per the 2017 AAP Classification.
Results: Evaluation of periodontal clinical parameters highlighted that diabetic smokers had higher mean values for all the parameters than the other two groups, while the difference in mean values of clinical parameters for the diabetic non-smoker and smoker group did not show statistically significant difference.
Pages: 469-471 | 641 Views 28 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Dr. Maya Sanjiv Indurkar, Dr. Jui Sarfare. Role of diabetes mellitus and smoking as risk factors in prevalence of periodontal disease. Int J Appl Dent Sci 2020;6(2):469-471.