Oral Health and Tobacco Use References Academy of General Dentistry

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Oral Health and Tobacco Use References

Academy of General Dentistry: http://www.agd.org/public/oralhealth/Default.asp?IssID=335&Topic=T&ArtID=1356

Resources for the General Dentist regarding oral health and tobacco issues from the Academy of General Dentistry.

American Association of Periodontology: http://www.perio.org/consumer/smoking_info.htm

Compilation of resources related to the effects of tobacco use and periodontal health.

American Dental Association: http://www.ada.org/prof/resources/topics/smoking_cessation.asp

Comprehensive of professional resources regarding tobacco use and oral health from the American Dental Association.

Centers for Disease Control: http://www.cdc.gov/tobacco/data_statistics/Factsheets/smokeless_tobacco.htm

Resource from the CDC on smokeless tobacco with great patient handouts.

FDI World Dental Federation (other languages for overseas locations): http://www.fdiworldental.org/public_health/5_5advocacy.html

Tremendously helpful website for oral health and tobacco issues in multiple languages from the World Dental Federation. Great for overseas locations.

National Institute of Health: http://www.nidcr.nih.gov/HealthInformation/DiseasesAndConditions/SpitTobacco/

Excellent information on smokeless tobacco impact in the oral cavity from NIH.

National Spit Tobacco Education Program:


National non-profit program for educating the public on smokeless issues. Very active in sports.

World Health Organization: http://www.who.int/oral_health/action/risks/en/index2.html

A comprehensive review of oral health concerns and tobacco impact from the World Health Organization- especially regarding other countries.

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