Oral Health Effects of Tobacco Use & Opioid Awareness

educational program

Presented by  Larry Williams, DDS, MPH

Lake County Health Department, Grand Room, 3010 Grand Ave., Waukegan.


Did you know?

  • Dental providers are often the first to notice health problems in relation to tobacco use.
  • Dental providers have the unique opportunity to diagnose and monitor oral health problems in its early stages.
  • Patients who smoke are nearly twice as likely to need root canal treatment.
  • Tobacco use decreases the effectiveness of treatment for gum disease.
  • We will also share resources on local and statewide tobacco cessation.
  • Free CE hours are pending.

For more information, please email Jamie Sacramento or call 847.377.8773.