Smoking Increases the Incidence of Tooth Loss and Smoking Cessation Reduces it

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Abstract

ARTICLE TITLE AND BIBLIOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

Tobacco use and incidence of tooth loss among US male health professionals

ARTICLE TITLE AND BIBLIOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

Dietrich T, Maserejian NN, Joshipura KJ, Krall EA, Garcia RI.

ARTICLE TITLE AND BIBLIOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

J Dent Res 2007;86(4):373-7

STRENGTH OF RECOMMENDATION GRADE

B

PURPOSE/QUESTION

The authors evaluated the associations between the use of various tobacco products (cigarettes, pipes, cigars, or chewing tobacco) and the incidence of tooth loss. The study also investigated the association between cessation of cigarette smoking and the incidence of tooth loss.

SOURCE OF FUNDING

Government

TYPE OF STUDY/DESIGN

Prospective Cohort Study

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