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Smoking-cessation advice from dental care professionals and its association with smoking status (JADA January 2022 Article 1)
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JADA January 2022

Smoking remains a major contributor to mortality and morbidity. Dental care professionals are positioned to help patients quit smoking. Results of clinical trials have shown the efficacy of dental care professionals’ smoking-cessation advice; however, the evidence of its effectiveness in the general population in the United States is limited. The authors examined the association between smoking-cessation advice from dental care professionals and quitting behaviors of adult smokers in the general population.

Smoking cessation; dental; NHANES; patient education.

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