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Oral Physician in Tobacco Cessation: Review Article

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.10, No. 2)

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Page : 868-872

Keywords : Tobacco dependence; tobacco cessation; oral physician;

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Introduction: Tobacco is the single most important avoidable cause of premature morbidity and mortality in the world. Tobacco dependence is a chronic condition that often requires repeated interventions. Since oral medicine experts are the first to note any changes that can occur in the oral cavity, they can play a major role in its prevention and intervention. There are well-tried and cost-effective methods for interventions. An oral medicine expert can play an effective role in tailoring a special and specific cessation programme for every individual to improve quit rate and prevent relapse. Objective: This review is prepared with the objective to help Oral Medicine Experts to guide differential prescribing practices and tailoring pharmacotherapy for tobacco cessation. Conclusion: Interventions by Oral Medicine Experts have been found to be effective in helping people to quit tobacco.

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