Speaker Information

Dr. Harold Crossley
Trappe, MD
Pharmacology

Fr321 - The New Street Drugs and Their Impact on Your Patients
Date/Time: 3/17/2023   9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Type: General   Handouts: Yes
Audience: Dentists, Hygienists, Assistants, Office Staff, Lab techs, Spouses, Students

How will a practitioner know if a person is under the influence of street drugs? What are some characteristics of adolescent substance abuse and what do I do about it? The dental team is in a unique position providing dental care to a patient population that may be regular users or experimenting with mood-altering drugs. This presentation will help to identify and manage the substance-abusing patient. Discussion includes newer ways for abusing prescription and illicit drugs that might impact your dental treatment.