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CBD and Dental Implications to Improve Patient Outcomes

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Tuesday, August 24, 2021

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05:00 PM America/Los_Angeles

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Agenda

1 CEU: Live interactive webinar

AGD PACE Subject Code: 340 Anesthesia and Pain Management: Anxiolysis, Emerging Concepts

COST: No charge

SPONSOR: ORL LABS

HOST: Dental CE Academy


DESCRIPTION: Cannabidiol, or CBD, is produced from hemp, or the cannabis sativa plant. CBD is legal in the United States as it does not contain THC the psychoactive component of cannabis. In recent years, CBD has been used increasingly in OTC products to combat pain, inflammation, and anxiety.  In this webinar we will discuss the implications and potentials of CBD use in dentistry to improve patient outcomes. 

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand how CBD may help to mediate immune functions in the body.
  • Know how CBD may help to reduce bacteria associated with dental caries and periodontal disease.
  • Discuss how CBD may be an important tool in improving TMJ inflammation.
  • Understand how CBD may assist patients in maintaining a healthy oral flora.
  • Know the analgesic properties of CBD.
    Presenter

    Dr. Kirsten Roling, DDS

    Dr. Kirsten Roling, DDS is the Chief Education Officer for Dental CE Academy. She completed dental school training at the University of California, San Francisco; during the height of the HIV/AIDS Pandemic. Dr. Roling is credited as an early pioneer of Teledentistry. Her clinical practice spans pediatrics to geriatrics. Previously an Assistant Clinical Professor, UCSF; and Public Health Preceptor, Arizona School of Dentistry and Oral Health,
    Dr. Roling also held the position, Chief for the Office of Oral Health, Maricopa County, Department of Public Health where she administered the nation's largest pediatric oral health prevention programs for the third largest U.S. public health department. As a mobile dental provider to home bound geriatric patients, she commanded a large teledentistry practice. She is the recipient of the Pediatric Oral Health Access Program scholarship providing dental services to at risk infants and foster children. She has completed a certification program:Advances in Educational Methodology through the American Dental Education Association, published in the Journal of Public Health Dentistry 2017, and was interviewed by National Public Radio in 2018.