Smoking, Helicobacter pylori, and periodontitisBMJ 2006; 332 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.332.7556.1513-a (Published 22 June 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;332:1513
- Trevor L P Watts, honorary consultant in periodontology (email@example.com)
- King's College London Dental Institute at Guy's, King's, and St Thomas' Hospitals, London SE1 9RT
EDITOR—BMJ Updates summarises a fascinating study.1 2 It gives further support to the view that the reservoir of Helicobacter pylori in dental plaque on teeth cannot be removed by systemic antimicrobials and is an important potential source of …
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