Despite research and public information campaigns citing the dangers, tobacco use remains a significant problem in the United States. Though tobacco use has seen a decline in recent years, as many as 6,000 people begin using these products daily, many of them adolescents. Of current tobacco users, many continue to do so despite failing health or a desire to quit.
Flexible. Convenient. Stimulating. Interactive. Learner-centered. These are the words many students use to describe an ideal program in allied dental education. More and more these days, educators are able to provide such programs through the use of distance learning.