the Smokeless Habit- Game Plan for Success"
An exceptionally well done 8"x10" booklet with good tie in to baseball. Great for all ages especially boys 10-18 yrs. Has information about the history of smokeless tobacco in baseball, the dangers of smokeless, and signs of nicotine addiction. It offers a nine step quit plan that is easy to follow and very informative.
Photos: Many excellent photos of oral problems caused by smokeless tobacco and of distinguished ballplayers.
To obtain: Contact the National Cancer Institute's Cancer Information Service at 1-800-4-CANCER (1-800-422-6237) and ask for NIH Publication No. 93-3270
"Tobacco Effects in the Mouth"
An excellent source for professionals as well as older tobacco users. This full color 28 page booklet describes tobacco-induced and tobacco associated oral conditions, tobacco effects on clinical care, recommended oral examination methods and an excellent appendices with literature sources.
Photos: Many excellent photos showing many oral health problems caused by tobacco.
To obtain: Contact the National Cancer Institute at 1-800-4-CANCER (1-800-422-6237) ask for Pub. No. 94-3330
Effects of Smokeless Tobacco-Proceedings of a Symposium"
An excellent source for professionals as well as older tobacco users and parents of users. It covers the nature of smokeless tobacco (SLT) and patterns of use, oral mucosal lesions in SLT users, epidemiological evidence of SLT and cancer, nicotine and smokeless tobacco use, and the role of viral and other factors on SLT carcinogenisis. The booklet may be out of print but well worth searching for.
Photos: Many excellent photos of oral conditions in color.
To obtain: American Cancer Society-Professional Education Publication #3475-PE (1988) 33pgs.
Another excellent source for professionals as well as older tobacco users and parents of users. Has answers to frequently asked questions regarding smokeless tobacco use; describes some of the campaigns started by the health services; covers the use of SLT and trends.
To obtain: American Cancer Society- Professional Education Publication #3322-PE (1988) 24pgs.
" Smokeless Tobacco- A Chemical Time Bomb" by W.R. Spence,
An excellent booklet covering the types of spit tobacco (chewing vs dipping), what is in smokeless tobacco (nicotine, sweeteners, salts, carcinogens, abrasives and other chemicals, and covers the cardiovascular consequences as well as the hormonal effects of smokeless tobacco. Exposes the ten myths about smokeless tobacco. Good cartoons at the end. © Health Edco, 1988
Photos: Many excellent color photos of oral cavity and others.
To obtain: Contact Health Edco in Waco, TX
Health Consequences of Using Smokeless Tobacco-
A Report of the Advisory Committee to the Surgeon General"
One of the best resources for facts about the dangers of smokeless tobacco. Covers prevalence and trends of smokeless tobacco in the United States, Carcinogenesis associated with smokeless tobacco use, noncancerous and precancerous oral health effects associated with smokeless tobacco use, and facts on nicotine exposure.
To obtain: Contact US Department of Health and Human Service, Public Health Service, Blair Building, Room 427, Bethesda, MD 20892-4200. Ask for NIH Publication No 86-2874.
|"Tobacco and Your Oral Health" by Arden Christen, DDS,MSD,MA and Jennifer Klein, RDH,MSA
An excellent resource book for anyone interested in oral health written by two of the most outstanding authorities in this field. Here's and easy way to show your patients the effects of tobacco use on oral tissues. Describes the range of problems associated with both smoking and chewing tobacco, from bad breath, facial wrinkling and unsightly stains to dental abrasion, periodontal disease, hairy tongue, and oral cancer. Explaniations and detailed illustrations of the negative effects of tobacco use on periodontal and implant therapy are especially valuable. An appendix explains the benefits of cessation and offers solid suggestions. 33pp (softcover) 21 color illustrations.
Photos: Many excellent and detailed color illustrations
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