Tweaked, Cracked, and Loaded: A Profile of the Addicted Dental Patient
|Presenter: Dr. Ronni Brown, D.D.S., M.P.H.||Release Date: 7/20/17|
|Credits: 1 CEU||Reviewed: 2023 Expiration Date: 7/20/26|
|AGD Subject Code: 340|
|CE Supporter: VOCO America|
Drug use is on the rise in this county with approximately 1 in 10 Americans addicted to alcohol and drugs. With the nation’s recent opioid epidemic, which claims 91 lives every day, health care professionals must recognize their responsibilities in treating patients with substance abuse disorders. As dental professionals, we must awaken to the uncomfortable reality that many of our patients are “tweaked”, “cracked” and “loaded” and become more comfortable in detecting patients with substance abuse disorders.
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