Tobacco cessation, the dental profession, and the role of dental education.

@article{Christen2001TobaccoCT,
  title={Tobacco cessation, the dental profession, and the role of dental education.},
  author={Arden G. Christen},
  journal={Journal of dental education},
  year={2001},
  volume={65 4},
  pages={
          368-74
        }
}
  • A. Christen
  • Published 2001
  • Medicine
  • Journal of dental education
This article describes the development of a comprehensive, interdisciplinary, tobacco cessation program based on twenty years of experience at the Indiana University (IU) School of Dentistry. It reviews the relationship between tobacco use and oral health, the nature of nicotine addiction and cessation approaches involving nicotine replacement therapy. In the early 1980s, tobacco control curriculum and cessation guidelines were introduced at the IU School of Dentistry and cooperative efforts… Expand
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