Journal: Drug Invention Today

Article Id: JPRS-Pcol-00002637
Title: Effect of smoking on oral pigmentation - A survey
Category: Pharmacology
Section: Research Article
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    Introduction: Smoking is a habit continued from olden days to till now. Among people, the habit of smoking emerging due to get relaxes from the stressful condition; enjoy the joyful events and curiosity between teenage groups, etc. Although the media deliver awareness about detrimental effects of smoking, the habit does not change. Moreover, the smokers facing several consequences include health issues such as respiratory problem, heart problems, and infertility due to their intense of smoking. In addition with that oral pigmentation is one of the clinical conditions occurs due to smoking. The epidemiologic data suggested that cigarette smoking contains a stronger risk issue for disease compared to alternative potential odontology pathogens. Materials and Methods: This study was done by examining 30 patients. Their lip membrane, palatine membrane, and cheek were checked for the modification in pigmentation, and conjointly, a group of queries were asked to them relating to their smoking habits. By supporting these queries and therefore the observations, they were scaled, and therefore, the distinction in their pigmentation attributable to smoking has been shown. Discussion: The patients, rima oris, were discovered for oral pigmentation and there has been a forceful modification within the pigmentation of their membrane. Their observation showed darkening of the membrane. The necessary parameters concerned were what percentage of cigarettes the person smoke-cured daily and for a way long the person has been smoking. Moderate smokers showed a purple coloration, and for chronic smokers, it had been black in color. This may result in infections and cause several diseases to our body. Conclusion: This study is to form awareness for the harmful effects of smoking. This conjointly shows that a lot of symptoms to chronic diseases square measure shown within the oral cavities and one in every of the causes thereto is smoking.

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    A. Baala Vignesh, Thenmozhi M S*

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    Department of Anatomy, Saveetha Dental College, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences, Saveetha University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

    *Corresponding author: Thenmozhi M S, Department of Anatomy, Saveetha Dental College, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences, Saveetha University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.

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    A. Baala Vignesh, Thenmozhi M S*

    Title:Effect of smoking on oral pigmentation - A survey
    Journal:Drug Invention Today
    Vol(issue):10 (December)
    Page No: (2348-2350)
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    Methodology: A survey, Oral pigmentation
    Research Materials:Cigarettes, 30 patients


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