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ACDE Web Series – Cannabis and Oral Health
May 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm$39
The use of cannabis and cannabis-based products continue to rise in the United States and Canada. Unfortunately, research is often conflicting or unclear as to the benefits or harm of cannabis to the body or oral tissue. This lecture will provide a succinct overview of the forms of cannabis, how it is used and the health implications for the practicing dentist.
At the conclusion of this course participants should be able to:
- Describe various types of cannabis, how they are consumed, current use patterns
- Describe how cannabis affects the body and potential physical and oral harm that may result
- Discuss the current research on the benefits and harms of medical marijuana and cannabis-based drugs.
- Identify strategies on how to incorporate patient-use assessments, educational materials, counseling strategies
Educational Method: Zoom Lecture