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Review Papers | Medical Science | India | Volume 10 Issue 2, February 2021
Oral Physician in Tobacco Cessation: Review Article
Shaik Mobeen | K Sridevi | Viswaprakash Shetty
Abstract: 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.
Keywords: Tobacco dependence, tobacco cessation, oral physician, nicotine replacement theraphy
Edition: Volume 10 Issue 2, February 2021,
Pages: 868 - 872
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