Smokers are less likely to be aware of oral health effects of smoking than nonsmokers. Academic Article uri icon


  • Article Title and Bibliographic Information: Dental Patient Awareness of Smoking Effects on Oral Health: Comparison of Smokers and Non-Smokers. Al-Shammari KF, Moussa MA, Al-Ansari JM, Al-Duwairy YS, Honkala EJ. J Dent 2006;34(3):173-8. Level of Evidence: 3b. Purpose/Question: The primary objective was to compare adult Kuwaiti smokers' and nonsmokers' knowledge regarding oral health effects of smoking and smokers' willingness to quit based on the established link with oral health. Source of Funding: Information not available. Type of Study/Design: Population Based-Case-Control Study. 2007 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.

published proceedings

  • J Evid Based Dent Pract

author list (cited authors)

  • Rankin, K. V.

publication date

  • January 1, 2007 11:11 AM