JOURNAL OF RESEARCH IN MEDICAL AND DENTAL SCIENCE, vol.4, no.1, pp.25-29, 2016 (Journal Indexed in ESCI)
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JOURNAL OF RESEARCH IN MEDICAL AND DENTAL SCIENCE
Background: Smoking is a well-known predisposing factor for pathological changes in oral tissues. Epithelial proliferation due to smoking is caused by the increased expression and activation of epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR), which is a protooncogen.