The Role of Smoking and Gingival Crevicular Fluid Markers on Coronally Advanced Flap Outcomes


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KAVAL B., Renaud D. E. , Scott D. A. , Buduneli N. G.

JOURNAL OF PERIODONTOLOGY, vol.85, no.3, pp.395-405, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 85 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.1902/jop.2013.120685
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF PERIODONTOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.395-405

Abstract

Background: This study evaluates possible effects of smoking on the following: 1) biochemical content in gingival crevicular fluid (GCF) samples from sites of gingival recession and saliva; and 2) clinical outcomes of coronally advanced flap (CAF) for root coverage.