With more states allowing medical and recreational use, dental teams should be aware of care strategies for patients who use marijuana.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Describe the implications for dental practice and oral health in light of the increasing legalization of medical and recreational marijuana.
- Explain marijuana’s potential to become addictive, and some of the tools dental teams can utilize when caring for patients who use marijuana.
- Detail helpful management strategies when caring for patients who use medical or recreational marijuana.
This course was issued in August 2021 and expires August 2024. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.