Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, the dental professional should be able to:

  • Understand the origin and development of electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) or "e-cigarettes."
  • Identify the components and mechanism of action of ENDS.
  • Identify the chemical composition of the Nicotine Inhalant ("E-juice").
  • Determine the current demographics of e-cigarette users.
  • Recognize the dental professional's role in appropriate education and recommendations.
  • Understand current safety and government regulations regarding ENDS.
  • Identify the current knowledge about the effects of ENDS on oral health.