Tobacco Cessation

Tobacco Cessation

The use of tobacco products is an important concern for the dental profession. Studies have shown that oral health care professionals can be very effective in helping their patients stop using tobacco. When dental professionals assist their patients with tobacco use cessation, they eliminate an important causative/contributing factor for a number of oral conditions, including cancer. Smoking is also a major risk factor for periodontal diseases.

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