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Cannabis – Oral Health Questions
March 18, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pmFree
Monday Evening Lecture
RA CENTRE (East Wing) The Outaouais Room
Dr. Hamilton will explore the connection between cannabis use (marijuana, hashish, and oils) and periodontal disease. Recent studies suggest that even mild users of cannabis can be at increased risk of periodontal disease. This program will review literature on the subject and make recommendations for the management of periodontal disease in cannabis users.
- Review recent literature on cannabis use and periodontal disease
- Understand the periodontal risks posed to patients who use cannabis
- Develop skills for counseling patients on the use of cannabis and their oral health
- Learn techniques for managing the periodontal health of cannabis users
Members are Free; Guest Dentist or Dental Assistant with member is $10.00 each; A Dental Hygienist, even with a member, cannot be guests. All Dental Hygienists wishing to attend any ODHS event must have full ODHS membership. Cost of membership $100.00