Addressing Tobacco in Dental Settings: A Resource for Dental Professionals
Some behaviors are good, like brushing teeth twice a day. Other behaviors, like smoking, can start a lifetime of addiction. It’s just better if we never start. Children exposed to tobacco smoke have higher rates of dental caries. Dental professionals play a critically important role. Pediatric and adult dental care visits offer an opportunity to identify tobacco use and exposure, support cessation attempts, and help smokers protect their children and families from harmful exposure. Access and share Addressing Tobacco in Dental Settings: A Resource for Dental Professionals.