Marijuana and the Oral Health Professional: What's New for 2021- On Demand Webinar
Marijuana, also known as the Cannabis plant, is the most commonly used illicit drug worldwide, with roughly 35 million people using marijuana each month in the United States. This two hour webinar is divided into understanding the history, biology and new scientific applications of the plant for medicinal purposes as well as updates for THC and CBD use in the age of CoViD19.
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Target AudienceAll Dental Team Members
Now that medical and recreational marijuana is legal in several states, your patients may note it on their medical history.
What does this mean to you as a clinician or a staff member in a dental practice or public health setting? Cannabis, marijuana, dope, Mary Jane , etc...today’s dental professional has to include a better understanding of this subject area to manage risk and improve outcomes in today’s dental patient.
Course Objectives: Participants will:
Understand the history, botany and physiology of Cannabis
Relate THC and its effects on the body including oral health
Relate CBD and its effects on the body including oral health
Understand legal and professional safeguards as well as new uses of Cannabis in the age of CoVid 19
Disclaimer: As per ADA guidelines, participants must use caution when using limited knowledge in treating patients. It is always recommended to do further research.
Tyrone Fernando Rodriguez, Sc.B., D.D.S., received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Neuroscience from Brown University. His further study includes a Masters of Arts in Teaching Program, Rice University; Doctor of Dental Surgery, University of Texas Dental Branch at Houston, and postgraduate Certificate in Pediatric Dentistry, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. Dr. Rodriguez also achieved an AAPD-Samuel D. Harris Fellowship, Chicago, IL
Dr. Rodriguez is one of twelve dentists selected by the ADA to be a spokesperson on dental related topics.
Dr. Rodriguez's career positions include former faculty at the University of Washington, former Pediatric Director Northwest AEGD and former Pediatric Director, YALE New Haven Hospital.
Dr. Rodriguez's work experience with children who have special needs is extensive and his ability to address this topic as an educator and clinician with expertise is the result of extensive and varied experience with diverse populations.
Disclosure: The speaker has nothing to disclose.
CE Provider: Professional Learning Services, LLC (PLS)
PLS is an ADA CERP recognized provider (11/2014 – 12/2021). ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by state or provincial Boards of Dentistry.
PLS is designated as an approved Provider by the American Academy of Dental Hygiene, Inc (1/1-12/31/21).