April 11, 2013

Gum Pigmentation From Smoking

Many studies have established that smoking can cause gingival (gum) pigmentation, and now there is evidence that those exposed to ETS (environmental tobacco smoke--secondary smoke) show the same correlation.  

See the latest study in the Journal ofPeriodontology, July 2011, Vol. 87:7, pp. 956-962

Robert G. Tupac, DDS, FACP, Inc., Diplomate, American Board of Prosthodontics
(661) 325-1275 | www.drtupac.com
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