The Dentist and Tobacco Use Control: Updates and Approaches

Pakfetrat, Atessa and MosannenMozaffary, Pegah (2010) The Dentist and Tobacco Use Control: Updates and Approaches. Journal of Mashhad Dental School, 34 (4). pp. 331-344.

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Dentists and oral healthcare providers have a unique opportunity to motivate and help their patients to stop using different types of tobacco. There are many evidences that they can have a principle rule in prevention and treatment of many tobacco related oral and systemic diseases and repeated nature of dental services and relatively prolonged chair time provide multiple chances for informing, advancing and assisting patients in tobacco Cessation. On the other hand, it seams that they lack enough education in this area, leading to not adhering to this professional practice. This review provides a comprehensive discussion about the new published approaches for dentists' intervention in tobacco cessation programs.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WU Dentistry. Oral surgery
Divisions: Journals > Journal of Mashhad Dental School
Depositing User: jmds jmds
Date Deposited: 23 Sep 2017 14:37
Last Modified: 23 Sep 2017 14:37

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