Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Dental Did You Know: Second Hand Smoke and Periodontal Disease

A recent study found that periodontal (bone loss/inflammation) disease was found 1.6 times more frequently in non-smokers with self reported exposure to environmental tobacco smoke.

Source: Sevels I, Clinical Abstracts, Ontario Dentist, July/August 2012, Vol 89, No 6, pg 38-39.

Hans Skariah, B.Sc., DMD
Promenade Court Dental Health Group in Mississauga
2233 Hurontario St., Mississauga, ON, Canada
(1/2 km north of the QEW in the Dome Building)
(905) 273-7100