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10-12 Tobacco cessation rates can be increased significantly by interventions in dental settings.
The primary aim of this study was to determine whether patients visiting dental hospitals of Peshawar are provided with tobacco cessation counseling by the dentists.
Other variables included in the study were age, gender, years of tobacco use, previous visit to dentist and perceptions regarding the role of dentists in tobacco cessation.
However, smoking cessation may lead to weight gain.
The decision to quit smoking appears, therefore, to be affected by competing concerns about the morbidity and mortality associated with continued smoking[20] and about weight gain and withdrawal symptoms associated with smoking cessation.
The objective of this paper was to review published evidence regarding predictors and duration of weight gain following smoking cessation.