Acta Scientific Dental Sciences (ASDS)(ISSN: 2581-4893)

Review Article Volume 6 Issue 7

Effect of Gutka on Periodontium

Rupma Singh* and Ankita Kulshrestha

Department of Periodontology, Rama Dental College, Kanpur, UP, India

*Corresponding Author: Rupma Singh, Department of Periodontology, Rama Dental College, Kanpur, UP, India.

Received: June 09, 2022; Published: June 10, 2022


In India, gutkha is one of the most popular smokeless tobacco being consumed by people of different socioeconomic groups, because of its less cost and easy availability. Chewing of gutka has a strong impact on oral hygiene and is also a risk factor for periodontal disease. Gutka chewing causes increased gingival recession and clinical attachment loss. The present review was conducted to assess the effect of gutka chewing on periodontal health

Keywords: Smokeless Tobacco; Gutka; Periodontium; Recession; Attachment Loss


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Citation: Rupma Singh and Ankita Kulshrestha. “Effect of Gutka on Periodontium". Acta Scientific Dental Sciences 6.7 (2022): 61-64.


Copyright: © 2022 Rupma Singh and Ankita Kulshrestha. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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