Effects of Synthetic Cannabinoid Use
Oral health professionals need to be aware of the systemic and oral health effects of the substances in this class of drugs.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Define synthetic cannabinoids and their drug classification.
- Discuss the adverse effects of synthetic cannabinoid use.
- Identify the rising prevalence of medical events related to the toxicity of this class of drugs.
- Note the oral health implications of synthetic cannabinoid use.
This course was published in the July 2017 issue and expires July 2020. The author has no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.