1110 - Understanding Meth Mouth and Oral Interventions

Author/Editor: Noel Brandon-Kelsch, RDH

Methamphetamines (MA) directly affect a person’s health, lifestyle, ability to function and mental status. Inexpensive to manufacture it has become the drug of choice for many. Dental professionals must have knowledge of the symptoms of use, possible side effects, drug interactions with medications and dental treatment considerations. This will aid in delivering appropriate dental treatment, intervention, patient education and prevention.

CE Credits: 3
Original Release Date: 2011; Review Date: 2020; Next Review: 2023


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