Tobacco use remains the leading cause of preventable death and disease in the US today. CDC’sTips from Former Smokers® campaign highlights real stories of real people living with smoking-related disease, including oral disease. In this episode, you’ll learn more about Tips and how dental hygiene professionals can play a role in helping patients quit. You’ll also hear from former smoker Brett, who shares his quit journey.
“Tobacco use is still the leading cause of preventable death in the USA.”
“Over 1 million people have quit smoking because of the campaign.”
“It shares the real stories of real people living with smoking related disease.”
“Start these conversations even with your younger patients.”
“I came into this not knowing how much our oral health affects our overall health.”
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