Saturday, June 22, 2019 from 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM CDT
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Lake County Health Department 
3010 Grand Avenue
The Grand Room, 3rd Floor
Waukegan, IL 60085

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Jamie Lee Sacramento, CHES 
Lake County Health Department 

Oral Health Effects of Tobacco Use & Opioid Awareness: Dental Provider Education Event 

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

On Saturday, June 22, 2019, join us for a dental provider education event. Dr. Larry Williams, DDS, MPH will be presenting on the Oral Health Effects of Tobacco Use and Opioid Awareness. Dr. Williams currently serves as the Co-Chair of the Tobacco Cessation Subcommittee for the Illinois Tobacco Prevention and Control State Plan Work Group, and is a Board Member for the Skokie, Illinois Board of Health. Resources on local and statewide tobacco cessation will also be shared.  

Free CME's pending

Refreshments provided by the Illinois Dental Hygienist Association