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Vaping – A Viable Alternative or Danger in the Air?

Jamie Collins, RDH-EA, BS
Time: 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm Code: F32 Cost: TBA

Recommended for: Entire Staff | Subject: Hygiene – Vaping Effects | CE Credits: 3

 

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, creating users at an epidemic rate, marketing appealing and concealing devices and flavors.  With few studies and long-term effects widely unknown, 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 them with the knowledge to discuss vaping with patients.

Course Objectives:

  • Review the effects on the body of vaping.
  • Review of common ingredients in vaping devices.
  • Introduce conditions and risks that can be associated with vaping devices.
  • Discuss most recent studies related to vaping dangers.
  • Review recommendation options that may be utilized to discuss dangers with patients and alternatives.
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