Help to quit smoking
Associate Professor Dr. Hasnah Hashim from the Dental Public Health Department, Faculty of Dentistry of AIMST University has highlighted the role of dentists to identify smokers and help encourage them to stop the habit.
According to her, patients may be receptive to cessation advice if their health concerns can be related to smoking. Furthermore, she has also contributed her opinion on tobacco cessation efforts using the 5As approach.
The article, titled ‘Help to quit smoking’ was featured in the STARHEALTH section of The Star on 21st March 2021.