As more states legalize cannabis, oral health professionals should be prepared to manage its oral health effects.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Discuss recent developments in the legalization of medical and recreational marijuana in the United States, and potential clinical issues resulting from the use of this substance.
- Explain the pharmacology of cannabis, as well as the oral and systemic health concerns associated with its use.
- Describe clinical approaches to managing this patient cohort in the dental setting.
This course was issued in August 2022 and expires August 2025. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.