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Patient receptivity to tobacco cessation counseling and services in a dental teaching institute: a patient review.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of international oral health : JIOH
Publication Date
Volume
7
Issue
1
Pages
22–25
Identifiers
PMID: 25709362
Source
Medline
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Abstract

The present study indicates the majority of patients are receptive towards tobacco counseling and services in the dental setting. In this study, the majority of tobacco users were planning to quit. Majority of patients were unaware of the resources available to help them to quit. Dentists have a significant opportunity to disseminate information to patients who need assistance in quitting the habit of tobacco usage.

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