Lung Disease and E-Cigarettes
While often touted as less harmful than traditional smoking, electronic cigarette use is not without risks.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Identify potential toxins in e-cigarettes that contribute to lung injury.
- Discuss how e-cigarette use contributes to risk for nicotine dependency.
- Describe key talking points from the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that dental professionals can use when counseling patients about e-cigarette use and related harms.
This course was issued in May 2020 and expires May 2023. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.