Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, the dental professional should be able to:

  • Have a basic knowledge of the history of tobacco.
  • Identify the tobacco and nicotine products currently on the market.
  • Be aware of the impact of these products on oral health.
  • Understand the basics of nicotine addiction.
  • Know the smoking cessation modalities which are currently available.
  • Utilize new skills to help work with tobacco and nicotine addicted patients.
  • Make working with tobacco addicted patients one of the most gratifying experiences of one’s dental professional career.