Ask, Advise & Assist A Program of Tobacco Cessation through Dental Offices Presented by Ellen Murphy, Director of Prevention & Lyle Walton, Tobacco Project and Policy Developer Alberta Cancer Board.
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Brief, simple help by the dental team can double to triple patient self-help, long-term quit rates.
R. Mecklenberg, 2000
Alberta Population: patient self-help, long-term quit rates.
Size: 661,137 sq. km
(255,285 sq. mi.)
Views on whether cessation services should be offered/are expected in dental offices
Because of regular interactions with patients, it is believed that dental professionals have a unique opportunity to affect tobacco cessation among patients.
R. W. Elford, M. Yeo, P.A. Jennett, 1994H. S. Campbell, J. M. Macdonald, 1994