Harold Crossley, M.S., D.D.S., Ph. D.
Santa Monica, California, USA
Friday, June 26, 2020
International Academy of Endodontics, Annual Meeting
The Scottsdale Princess Resort
Scottsdale, Arizona, USA
“Opiates, Alcohol, and Marijuana: The Big Three"
This presentation will include the current status of these three street drugs, their abuse, and their impact on the dental practice.
1) Opioid, alcohol, and marijuana abuse, addiction, and the impact on the dental practice
2) Alcohol abuse, addiction
- Recognize characteristics of and management of the "doctor shopper"
- List possible medical indications for marijuana.
- Name a reversal agent for opioid overdose that every dental office should have available.
Honorary member of the Hinman Dental Society
Professor Emeritus University of Maryland Dental School
Fellow of the International College of Dentist and American College of Dentists
About the Presenter:
Harold L. Crossley, D.D.S., M.S., Ph.D. is Professor Emeritus at the University of Maryland Dental School. A native of Rhode Island, Dr. Crossley received a Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmacy from the University of Rhode Island in 1964. He later was awarded the Master of Science (1970) and Doctorate degrees (1972) in Pharmacology. The University of Maryland Dental School in Baltimore awarded Dr. Crossley the D.D.S. degree in 1980.