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May 2, 2019 Feature Oral Health OfficePractice management

Cannabis, Capacity and Consent

by Julian Perez, Vice President of Compliance & Risk Management, dentalcorp

Ever since the government began seriously discussing legalization of marijuana for recreational use, dental professionals have developed an intense curiosity about what the change would mean, both for the health of patients and the provision of care. There are copious

March 12, 2019 Feature General DentistryOral Health

Cannabis: Pharmacology, Medical Usage and Oral and Dental Implications

by Matthew Choi; Kester Ng, BHSc, DDS; Aviv Ouanounou, BSc, MSc, DDS, FICO, FICD

Introduction Cannabis refers to drug products produced from plants of the genus Cannabis. 1 One of the most commonly used recreational drugs, 2 cannabis is capable of producing feelings of euphoria and relaxation in users. 3 While historically cannabis has

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February 5, 2019 Feature AnesthesiologyOral & Systemic HealthOral Health

Marijuana: What Dentists Need to Know

by Caroline DeVincenzi, DMD

The Cannabis plant, commonly known as marijuana, is the most commonly used illicit drug worldwide, with roughly 35 million people using marijuana each month in the United States. 1 Other than alcohol, cannabis is the most commonly used drug in

September 3, 2018 News BlogsPatient education

Legalizing Cannabis: How to Prepare Your Practice

by Shawn Peers, DentalPeers

Legalized pot is coming just in time for Hallowe’en and it could be scary for your practice if you’re not ready! Welcome back from the lazy days of summer! Getting back into gear for end of the year can be

October 13, 2016 News DiseaseHealth & HealingNewsOral HealthPublic Health

Marijuana Use Linked to Increased Gum Disease Risk

by Oral Health

Researchers have found that frequent recreational cannabis use—including marijuana, hashish, and hash oil—may be associated with elevated risk of periodontal disease (also known as gum disease). When compared to study participants who used cannabis less regularly, those who had used