The production and use of tobacco have been accepted parts of the American life-style for over 500 years. Tobacco use in the United States has gone through many stages over the years. The present article reviews the trends of tobacco use over the last 100 years and the public health strategies recently initiated to control tobacco use and promote public health. Finally, suggestions regarding the dentist's role in limiting tobacco use and promoting public health are presented.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Pages (from-to)||5, 7, 9-10|
|Journal||Texas dental journal|
|Publication status||Published - Jun 1 1994|
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