Title

Substance Use and Its Impact on Dental Hygiene Treatment

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

5-2007

MeSH Terms

Substance-Related Disorders, Dental Care

Subject: LCSH

Addicts--Dental care, Dental care, Substance abuse

Disciplines

Dentistry

Abstract

"The following article provides an overview of drug use, abuse, and the impact on dental hygiene treatment. As health professionals, dental hygienists are responsible for a thorough medical history assessment, which includes pharmacological data. Information, contraindications, and manifestations of drugs that patients are currently using are currently using are necessary to provide comprehensive and safe treatment. Signs and symptoms of substance use can and should be identified by a dental care provider." --from p. 22

Comments

Available in print at the University of New Haven library. Check the link for other libraries where this journal is available.

Publisher Citation

Grosso, G., Prajer, R. G. (2007). "Substance Use and Its Impact on Dental Hygiene Treatment." Journal of Practical Hygiene. Volume 16 (4), 22-24.

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