Speaker Information

Dr. Harold Crossley
Trappe, MD
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  • Professor Emeritus, University of Maryland Dental School
  • Fellow, American College of Dentists and International College of Dentists
  • Honorary Member, Hinman Dental Society

Th6017 - Drug Abuse and Its Impact on You, Your Family and Your Practice
Date/Time: 3/21/2024   9 - 11 a.m.
Type: Lectures   Handouts: Yes

Room: GWCC - A304
Dentist Fee: $95.00  Other Fee: $65.00
Audience: Dentists, Hygienists, Assistants, Office Staff, Lab techs, Spouses, Students
AGD Code: 157

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 you 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.