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Tobacco cessation in the dental office.
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PMID:  23017549     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Evidence-based tobacco-cessation guidelines when used by clinicians are effective in reducing tobacco use and obtaining successful quits by patients. Dentists have been encouraged to provide instruction and intervention on tobacco cessation in the dental office. The dental provider is in the unique position to relate oral findings to the patient and to provide advice to tobacco-using patients to quit. In addition, dentists are able to assess patients' self-addiction and level of readiness to quit tobacco use. With this information, dentists can assist in helping patients to stop using tobacco by providing appropriate pharmacotherapeutic aid and thus improve their oral and overall health.
David Albert; Angela Ward
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Dental clinics of North America     Volume:  56     ISSN:  1558-0512     ISO Abbreviation:  Dent. Clin. North Am.     Publication Date:  2012 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-09-28     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0217440     Medline TA:  Dent Clin North Am     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  747-70     Citation Subset:  D; IM    
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Copyright © 2012 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
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