Cannabis Use and Oral Health – 2 Hours

$20.00

Description

As the laws and regulations surrounding cannabis use continue to change and evolve, more people are legally experimenting with marijuana. Cannabis is most commonly consumed through smoking, but it is also available in other forms like topical ointments, edible snacks, and concentrated oils that are used in vape pens. Depending on the method of consumption, marijuana use may have adverse effects on oral health. Upon completion of this course, oral health professionals will gain a better understanding of how the legalization of marijuana impacts both general health and oral health.

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Identify the scope of marijuana use in the United States.
  • Understand the mechanism of action of THC, its consequences on general health, and the oral health implications of the use of marijuana.
  • Understand the use as a therapeutic medication.
  • Understand the oral health implications.
  • Understand the risks of oral cancer development, caries, and periodontal disease in the marijuana user.
  • Understand the dental care implications, and dental treatment for patients
    with substance use disorders.

 

Contact Hours: 2 (Two) 

Course Fee: $20

Prerequisite: None

Author: Steven Leonard-Johnson, PhD 

AGD PACE Subject Code:

Teaching Method:  Online Independent Self-Study Course (Training + Post-Test). Requires Computer & Internet.

Course Completion Certificate: A Printable (Pdf) Certificate By Email.

Target Audience: Dentists, Dental Hygienists, and Dental Assistants.

Provider/Author Disclosure: Biologix Solutions LLC does not have a commercial interest in any products or services discussed or shared in this educational activity nor with the commercial supporter. No manufacturer or third party has had any input into course content development.

Dental Continuing EducationBiologix Solutions LLC – Nationally Approved PACE Program Provider for FAGD/MAGD credit. Approval does not imply acceptance by any regulatory authority or AGD endorsement. 4/20/2013 to 4/30/2025. Provider ID# 352738

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