Tobacco Use and its Dental Implications: A Review

  • Kesari Singh
  • Khateeb Khan
Keywords: Smoking, Oral Cancer, Periodontal Disease, Implants, Dental Caries


Use of tobacco can be attributed to oral diseases and disorders like oral cancer, periodontal disease, caries and gingival recession along with various other benign mucosal disorders as well as failure of implants. The need for specific attention is given to the impact of tobacco cessation on oral health outcomes. This review concluded that severe robust epidemiologic evidence exists for the adverse oral health effects of tobacco smoking and other types of tobacco use.


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