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Caries experience among cigarette and e-cigarette users: a 6-month prospective study

Ghazali, Aini Fatimah and Ismail, Ahmad Faisal and Daud, Azlina (2019) Caries experience among cigarette and e-cigarette users: a 6-month prospective study. Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research, 11 (7). pp. 2566-2569. ISSN 0975–1459

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This study aimed to evaluate and compare the caries experience among cigarette smokers, e-cigarette smokers, and non-smokers. This observational study involved 135 participants; with 45 participants in each group respectively. Dental caries was recorded and evaluated using the DMFT score. The results were compared using analysis of variance (MANOVA) for analysis between the groups and the Wilxocon Rank test for analysis within the groups. The outcomes of the analysis were insignificant between the groups (p = 0.370) at baseline and (p =0.480) at the 6-month follow up. The result was significant within the group; cigarette users (p = 0.005), e-cigarette users (p = 0.000), and control group (p = 0.025). In conclusion, cigarette and e-cigarettes usage has potential detrimental effect on caries development. However, more longitudinal studies required to provide more evidences.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 6689/73752
Uncontrolled Keywords: Dental Caries, DMFT, E-cigarette, Oral Health, Vaping
Subjects: R Medicine > RK Dentistry
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Dentistry
Kulliyyah of Dentistry > Department of Paediatric Dentistry and Dental Public Health
Kulliyyah of Nursing
Kulliyyah of Nursing > Department of Medical Surgical Nursing
Depositing User: Dr Ahmad Faisal Ismail
Date Deposited: 20 Aug 2019 14:40
Last Modified: 20 Aug 2019 14:40
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/73752

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