Th212 - The New Street Drugs and Their Impact on Your Patients
Date/Time: 3/17/2022 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Type: Registered Handouts: Yes
Dentist Fee: $95.00 Other Fee: $65.00
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.