Tobacco Use Cessation and Prevention - A Review.

  title={Tobacco Use Cessation and Prevention - A Review.},
  author={Sabiha Shaik and Dolar Doshi and Srikanth Reddy Bandari and Padma Reddy Madupu and Suhas Kulkarni},
  journal={Journal of clinical and diagnostic research : JCDR},
  volume={10 5},
Tobacco use is a major preventable cause of premature death and disease, currently leading to over five million deaths each year worldwide. Smoking or chewing tobacco can seriously affect general, as well as oral health. Oral health professionals play an important role in promoting tobacco free-lifestyles. They should counsel their patients not to smoke; and reinforce the anti-tobacco message and refer the patients to smoking cessation services. Dentists are in a unique position to educate and… Expand
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