Tobacco Cessation in the Dental Practice
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All health professionals have a prominent role to play in tobacco control. They have the trust of the population, the media and opinion leaders, and their voices are heard across a vast range of social, economic and political arenas It is now accepted that helping tobacco users to quit is part of the role of health professionals, including dentists and other oral health professionals. This presentation will summarize what is currently known about the concepts and theories associated with Tobacco Cessation and illustrate practical implementation of Tobacco Cessation measures in dentals settings.
This webinar will be separated in three different section presented by Prof. Hiroshi Ogawa and Dr. Dongbo Fu on Tobacco Cessation in Dental Practice.
The first part will be led by Professor Ogawa, this introduction will give the audience an understanding of the impact of tobacco consumption on oral health and the unique role of oral health professionals in providing tobacco cessation support to patients. It will give context to the following discussions on tobacco cessation concepts and theories.
In the second part, Doctor Fu will present the concept and theories of Tobacco Cessation. He will discuss the origins and development of Tobacco Cessation concepts known as 5As (patients willing to quit) and 5Rs (patients not willing to quit) and will help to understand how these theories can be applied.
Finally, Professor Ogawa will give the audience a view on the practical measures which can be implemented and the challenges and long-term impact of supporting oral health professionals in providing tobacco cessation services to patients.
- Understand the challenges and benefits of implementing tobacco cessation measures in the dental practice.
- Understand what is currently known about concept and theories associated with Tobacco Cessation.
- Learn about practical implementation of Tobacco Cessation measures within the Dental Practice.