Benjamin Chaffee, DDS, MPH, PhDLecture
This course is part of the Association for Continuing Dental Education Joint Live Webinar Series
This course is part of the Association for Continuing Dental Education Joint Live Webinar Series*
The products and patterns of tobacco use are changing rapidly. The dental team is likely to encounter patients who use or have questions about alternative tobacco products, like electronic cigarettes (vaping) and cannabis. Dental professionals must understand the health implications of non-cigarette products to provide proper treatment and counseling. Brief, simple, and effective strategies can increase patients’ motivation to quit and achieve a tobacco-free future.
At the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to:
- Recognize the features and current-use trends of emerging tobacco and nicotine products, including electronic cigarettes
- Understand the oral and overall health implications of e-cigarettes, cannabis, and other tobacco products
- Identify in-office strategies to address patient tobacco use, including effective forms of communication and cessation assistance
Dr. Benjamin Chaffee is an associate professor in the Division of Oral Epidemiology and Dental Public Health at the University of California San Francisco. His research interests include tobacco-related behaviors and decision-making among adolescents, particularly in relation to new and emerging tobacco products. Dr. Chaffee is affiliated with the UCSF Center for Tobacco Control Research & Education, Global Health Sciences Institute, the Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, and the Center to Address Disparities in Children’s Oral Health. He serves as Director of the UCSF School of Dentistry Program in Global Oral Health and has authored more than 70 research publications.
Tuesday, October 5, 2021
The Dental Professional
5:00pm – 6:00pm Pacific Standard time
*The University of Washington in conjunction with the Association for Continuing Dental Education (ACDE), along with 30 of its member schools jointly presents the “ACDE Webinar Series”
This series features university-based key opinion leaders presenting numerous topics on multiple dates and times. Presentations are available to meet every dental health care professional’s schedule and interests.
The University of Washington is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider.
ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.
This continuing education activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the standards of the ADA Continuing Education Recognition Program (ADA CERP) through joint efforts between the University of Washington and Oregon Health Sciences University.
The University of Washington is a member of the Association for Continuing Dental Education.
University of Washington designates this activity for 1 continuing education credits.