Masks are still required in the dental office.
Get resources to help your office communicate mask requirements.
A federal government website managed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
The California Smokers' Helpline offers free fact sheets available for downloading and sharing with your patients on e-cigarettes, e-liquid, and e-cigarette aerosol. The last two fact sheets are particularly useful in talking with smokers who are pregnant or have young children at home. All materials are only available in English at this time.
As part of California’s Oral Health Plan, UCSF experts Dr. Benjamin Chaffee and Elizabeth Couch developed guidance for dental professionals to counsel patients on tobacco use in the current landscape of E-cigarettes, waterpipes, and snus. Learn about new products, the “5 A’s” approach to tobacco cessation counseling, and more.
Call 800.QUITNOW (800.784.8669) or 800.NOBUTTS (800.662.8887) for phone support and to set up a personalized plan to quit.
Smokefree.gov is a part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ efforts to reduce smoking rates in the United States, particularly among certain populations.
Healthcare providers can play a key role in decreasing tobacco use, the leading preventable cause of death and disease in the United States. Access these CDC smoking cessation tools and resources to ensure patients have the right resources to begin their quit journeys.