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ICV 2019: 92.11

International Journal of Applied Dental Sciences

2021, Vol. 7 Issue 2, Part G

Tobacco: a menace impending ‘Tobacco kills, don’t be duped

AUTHOR(S): Dr. Surbhi Priyadarshi, Dr. Pradeep Tangade, Dr. Najmus Sahar, Dr. Debashis Roy and Dr. Sasmita Dalai
ABSTRACT:Tobacco use is increasing day by day and moreover, it’s vast use in various forms has not only caused deleterious effects but has also led to increased mortality and morbidity rates. Tobacco causes various general health issues along with numerous ill-effects on oral health further effecting the normal daily life of an individual. Tobacco cessation is mandatory to improve oral health as well as general health. 5As and 5Rs are most important approaches to be followed for cessation of tobacco. Dentists play an important role in combating the use of tobacco at both community and national levels. The focus should be directed on tobacco problems in India and what all measures to be followed to reduce tobacco use.
Pages: 445-447  |  289 Views  10 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Dr. Surbhi Priyadarshi, Dr. Pradeep Tangade, Dr. Najmus Sahar, Dr. Debashis Roy, Dr. Sasmita Dalai. Tobacco: a menace impending ‘Tobacco kills, don’t be duped. Int J Appl Dent Sci 2021;7(2):445-447. DOI: https://doi.org/10.22271/oral.2021.v7.i2g.1245
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