Smokeless Doesn’t Equal Safe
Oral health professionals need to be well versed in the adverse effects of e-cigarettes so they can effectively educate their patients.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Define the mechanism of action and ingredients of e-cigarettes.
- Identify the prevalence of e-cigarette use.
- Discuss the risks and side effects of ecigarette use.
- Explain the role of the oral health professional in educating patients regarding e-cigarette use.
This course was issued in April 2019 issue and expires April 2022. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.