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October 10, 2018
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Green Dentistry: THC and Teeth - What you need to know about cannabis and oral health

University of Pacific Dugoni School of Dentistry

155 Fifth Street

San Francisco CA, 94103

Phone: (415) 929-6400

Detailed parking/transit information is available online, under "Directions and Parking".

Location: Univerty of Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry, Dorfman Lecture Hall, Room 113, 155 Fifth Street, SF

Dental Students & UOP Faculty, please call SFDS Directly to register (415) 928-7337

Whether you are a doctor, hygienist, assistant, or front office staff, join the SFDS and Dr. Barry Taylor for this important and timely topic. The course will be an unbiased and evidence-based presentation of marijuana and its role in dentistry, with a review of the usage of marijuana in the general public population, a discussion of the pharmacology of marijuana, and how the use of marijuana by your patients affects their dental care. Earn 2 CEU.

At the conclusion of the course the participants will:

  • Understand the pharmacology and pharmacokinetics of marijuana
  • Understand how marijuana usage by patients effects their oral health; specific focus on oral pathology, caries risk, and periodontal disease
  • Understand interactions of THC with commonly used prescribed medications and be familiar with medical emergencies related to THC
  • Learn how to communicate with patients who regularly use cannabis


Dental Students & UOP Faculty, please call SFDS Directly to register (415) 928-7337  
  SFDS Member Pre-registration* $29.00  
  SFDS Member Late Registration $39.00  
  CDA/ADA Member Pre-registration*  $39.00  
  CDA/ADA Member Late Registration $49.00  
  Guest Pre-registration* $39.00  
  Guest Late Registration $49.00  
  Non-Member Dentist Pre-registration* $89.00  
  Non-Member Dentist Late Registration $99.00  
  Post-Graduate Member Pre-registration* $29.00  
  Post-Graduate Member Late Registration $39.00  
  SFDS Student Pre-registration* $0.00  
  SFDS Student Late Registration $5.00  

*Pre-registration ends October 3, 2018, at 5:00pm
To use your 2018 voucher, please call the SFDS office directly at (415) 928-7337
Note: All fees subject to change
Late Registration may not be available - space and venue dependent



Dr. Barry Taylor is an Assistant Professor in Restorative Dentistry at the Oregon Health & Science University School of Dentistry. In addition he also is a part-time associate in private practice at Woodburn Community Dental. Prior to attending the OHSU School of Dentistry he worked as a research assistant for two years in the field of Neuropsychopharmacology at the U.S. Veteran's Hospital in Portland, Oregon. Dr. Taylor has served as the Oregon Dental Association's Editor for ten years and is the ODA's President-Elect. He also has had leadership positions with the Oregon Academy of General Dentistry, American College of Dentists, Academy of General Dentistry, Delta Sigma Delta and the American Dental Association. Dr. Taylor has been awarded the "Dentist of the Year" from both the Oregon AGD and the Washington County Dental Society. He is also currently enrolled as a student in OHSU's Human Investigation Program.

We regret to inform you that if you need a refund before pre-registration closes, a small subtraction of the total cost will be made for the credit card processing fee and you will be refunded the difference via check. Refunds will not be given within seven (7) days of the course.

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