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Review Papers | Dental Science | India | Volume 7 Issue 11, November 2018
Can Vaping affect the Periodontal Health? A Review
Dr. Neelima Rajhans | Dr. Dhanesh Sabale | Dr. Tejas Patil | Dr. Aarif Ansari | Dr.Nikita Ohol
Abstract: The aim of this review article is to evaluate the original published articles and discuss the concerned effects of the e-cigarettes on the health of the periodontium. An internet search was done and various published articles were evaluated. Although it is very known that e-cigarettes has been used as an effective remedy for quitting smoking habit and thereby reducing the chances of its hazardous effects on overall body health this article summarizes that it still affects the health of the gingival and periodontal tissues. Various studies have revealed that choosing e-cigarettes as an alternative for smoking might help for a short period of time but its use in the long run may potentially develop the risk of periodontal disease.
Keywords: Vaping, e-cigarettes, periodontal disease
Edition: Volume 7 Issue 11, November 2018,
Pages: 1491 - 1492