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International Journal of Applied Dental Sciences

2020, Vol. 6 Issue 3, Part K

Smoking and its ramifications relating to oral mucosa

AUTHOR(S): Dr. Farnaz Yasmin Shah, Dr. Preety Sehrawat and Dr. Arshad Bin Hussain
ABSTRACT:Smoking has adverse effects in oral health. In today’s day to day life smoking has become a common practice which eventually damages the hard and soft tissues of the oral cavity. Along with periodontal diseases, surface epithelial changes, smoking also increases the risk of oral precancer and oral cancer with various other plausible effects. Oral Health Professionals plays a pivotal role in screening and creating awareness in the prevention and diagnosis of such diseases. Therefore this review focuses on the effects of smoking, components of burning tobacco that could affect the overall oral health and the benefits of ceasing the habit of smoking
Pages: 742-744  |  14 Views  1 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Dr. Farnaz Yasmin Shah, Dr. Preety Sehrawat, Dr. Arshad Bin Hussain. Smoking and its ramifications relating to oral mucosa. Int J Appl Dent Sci 2020;6(3):742-744. DOI: https://doi.org/10.22271/oral.2020.v6.i3k.1030
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