Tobacco cessation- the dentist/OM specialist's role

Tobacco dependence demonstrates features of a chronic disease. The dental office is an excellent venue for providing tobacco intervention services.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Discuss common reported barriers for not helping patients quit
  2. Learn how to prescribe medications and nicotine replacement therapy and implement a systems approach to translate evidence based cessation methods into practice
  3. Update on electronic nicotine delivery systems

Jennifer Frustino, DDS, PhD
Erie County Medical Center