FROM THE ADA Great American Smokeout Day Is November 16


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Smoking is one of the worst habits for a person’s health, so help educate your patients this week about the dangers of tobacco for their teeth. According to the American Cancer Society, “36.5 million Americans still smoke cigarettes, and tobacco use remains the single largest preventable cause of disease and premature death in the world.”

This Great American Smokeout, encourage someone you know — it could be a patient, family member or friend — to make a plan to quit smoking. Here are 6 steps to help them get started.