Effects of smoking and gingival inflammation on salivary antioxidant capacity


Buduneli N. G. , KARDESLER L., ISIK H. , WILLIS C., HAWKINS S., KINANE D., ...More

JOURNAL OF CLINICAL PERIODONTOLOGY, vol.33, no.3, pp.159-164, 2006 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 33 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/j.1600-051x.2006.00892.x
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF CLINICAL PERIODONTOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.159-164
  • Keywords: ascorbic acid, cotinine, gingivitis/treatment, glutathione, saliva/total antioxidant capacity, smoking, PERIODONTAL-DISEASE, OXIDATIVE STRESS, ASCORBIC-ACID, FREE-RADICALS, CIGARETTE-SMOKING, RISK INDICATORS, TOBACCO, NICOTINE, SMOKERS, NONSMOKERS

Abstract

Aim: This study evaluated possible effects of smoking and gingival inflammation on salivary antioxidants in gingivitis patients.