Objective: To investigate dental patient attitudes toward the acceptability of alcohol screening and counseling by dentists to reduce oral cancer risk.
Design: All newly arriving clinic patients during an 8-week time period were asked to complete brief questionnaires.
Setting: University emergency walk-in dental clinic.
Patients: A convenience sample of 433 low-income patients.
Miller PM, Ravenel MC, Thomas S, Shealy A. P004 Dental Patient Attitudes Toward Alcohol Screening for Oral Cancer Risk Reduction. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2006;132(8):866. doi:10.1001/archotol.132.8.866-a