Dental: Medicinal Marijuana Use by the Dental Patient

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Learning objectives
  • Upon completion of this course, the learner should be able to:
  • Describe oral symptoms found in individuals who are exposed to marijuana smoke.
  • List the names of three pharmaceutical drugs available on the market that contain marijuana-derived products.
  • List examples of medical conditions where a patient may choose to use marijuana to manage their symptoms.  
  • Identify situations where dental procedures may be contraindicated due to cannabis use. 
  • Develop appropriate medical questionnaires and interview processes for their practice to screen for medicinal (or recreational) marijuana use in patients.
  • Implement a home-care regimen for patients to minimize the dental side effects of marijuana use. 
  • Provide examples of why patients may want to consider giving up smoking cannabis.

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