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Meth Mouth and Treatment Considerations

Noel Kelsch RDH, RDHAP, AS, BS

As dental health care professionals, it is vital to be aware of the illegal use of methamphetamines (MA).

MA has a direct effect on a person’s health, lifestyle, ability to function, and mental status. Unlike many other street drugs, the use of MA is on the rise. Dental professionals must have knowledge of the symptoms of use, possible side effects, drug interactions with medications, and dental treatment considerations. This course will aid in delivering appropriate dental treatment and patient education.

Participants will learn:

  • To identify the signs, symptoms, and effects of methamphetamine abuse
  • To recognize the role of the dental team in intervention and treatment
  • To develop a treatment plan and office protocol for treating this population
  • CategoriesOral Health and Overall Health, Patient Management
  • LanguageEnglish
  • Release dateTuesday 8th April, 2014, 12:00 AM
  • Expiration dateSaturday 8th April, 2017, 12:00 AM
“Meth Mouth and Treatment Considerations” is co-sponsored by Tribune Group GmbH. Tribune Group GmbH is a recognized ADA CERP and AGD PACE provider. At the end of the webinar, after passing the C.E. Quiz, you will be able to download your ADA CERP and AGD PACE C.E. Certificates.