Vaping - A Viable Alternative or Danger in the Air?
Saturday, May 9
Time: 12:45 - 3:45 pm
Course Code: S 620
Quick Summary: Far too many people, especially teenagers and young adults, perceive vaping to be less harmful than smoking. The dental team must be aware of the potential effects of vaping upon their patients' oral health.
Fee: Doctors $58 All Others $17
Course Description: The popularity of vaping among all ages is on the rise, often with unregulated products. The market is catering to the younger generation, marketing appealing and concealing devices and flavors. Education and screening patients is a key element in any dental practice. Attendees will learn the dangers and impacts on the oral and systemic health conditions, leaving with the knowledge to discuss vaping with patients.
- Review the effects of vaping on the body.
- Review common ingredients in vaping devices.
- Learn risks that can be associated with vaping devices.
- Discuss recommendation options that may be utilized to discuss dangers with patients.
Course most appropriate for: All Attendees
C.E. Hours: 3 clinical hours
Academy of General Dentistry Code: 157