Delivery of alcohol advice to dental patients

Andrea Mohan*, Simon Shepherd, Louise Marryat, David Whiteley, Anne Whittaker, Shona Shinwell

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Abstract

• Alcohol harms have significant health, social and economic costs in Scotland
• Alcohol is a major risk factor for oral and throat cancers
• Dental Professionals (DPs) are ideally placed to screen their patients’ alcohol consumption and provide brief advice to those who may have an increased risk of cancer
• Many DPs in the UK are reluctant to deliver alcohol advice to patients
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 15 Nov 2023
EventUK Prevention Research Partnership Annual Conference - The Royal Society of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Duration: 14 Nov 202315 Nov 2023
https://preventionresearch2023.stir.ac.uk/

Conference

ConferenceUK Prevention Research Partnership Annual Conference
Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
CityEdinburgh
Period14/11/2315/11/23
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