Tips from Former Smokers | ADHA - American Dental Hygienists Association

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You can help your patients quit smoking.

As a dental hygienist, you see smoking-related damage in your patients’ mouths every day. Because you are a health care provider, your patients trust your advice and knowledge. ADHA and the CDC’s Tips from Former Smokers® campaign have partnered up to help you talk to your patients about quitting tobacco use.

Resources for Health Care Providers:

Fact Sheet about Tips® and why it matters to dental professionals
Quitline FAQ for Health Care Providers
General FAQ for Health Care Providers

Resources for your patients and practice:

ADHA & CDC Fact Sheet Reasons to Quit Smoking Handout
Felicita’s Story (English) Felicita’s Story (Spanish)
Christine’s Story Brett’s Story

If your practice has a website, you can include the link to the CDC’s How to Quit Smoking webpage. Let your patients know they can also get FREE help by calling 1-800-QUIT-NOW (1-800-784-8669) or 1-855-DÉJELO-YA (1-855-335-3569).