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Tobacco Cessation: A CE Course for Dental Professionals

Friday, January 17, 2014 - 8:00am - 12:30pm


This continuing education course for dentists and allied dental personnel begins with a comprehensive review of pathophysiological aspects of addiction to tobacco and other volatilized inhaled organic products. Next comes a discussion of the consequences of smoking to oral and general health, and the types of tobacco currently in use. A brief intervention suitable for use in a dental office will be discussed, along with health benefits of quitting smoking and of pharmacological treatment for smoking cessation. Presented by Deborah Franklin, DDS, MA, LPC, and C.D. Johnson, DDS, MS. COURSE#: 2014010. CREDIT: 4 lecture hours. FEE: $145. Continental breakfast provided.

Location: Garza Classroom (4340), UT School of Dentistry, 7500 Cambridge Street, Houston, TX 77054

Website: http://www.db.uth.tmc.edu/sites/utdb/files/pdfs/1-17-14%20Tobacco%20Cessation-Fr...

Contact: Office of Continuing Education

UTSDcontinuinged@uth.tmc.edu

713-486-4028