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An Introduction to Substance Use Disorders for Dental Professionals

Course Number: 545

Oral Implications of ENDS Use

There is still little documented evidence regarding the oral effects of ENDS use. Some studies show patients report mouth irritation; sore throat and dry mouth; and mouth ulcers. It is well documented that smoking, tobacco and nicotine have many health risks. More research is needed and the dental professional should be aware of emerging research.