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The role of oral health professionals in smoking cessation

Oral health professionals are in an ideal position to help their clients quit smoking. A short conversation with an oral health professional can trigger a quit attempt.

Training and resources for oral health professionals

Oral Health professionals are a respected source of health information. They are well placed to deliver smoking cessation brief advice to clients. 1 in 33 conversations with a health professional will result in a person quitting smoking.

How to embed smoking cessation care into your organisation

An organisation-wide approach is needed to embed the Ask, Advise, Help (AAH) smoking cessation brief advice model into routine practice. The AAH model outlines how to deliver best practice smoking cessation care and can apply to all health, social service and community settings.