The implications of the drugs for oral health will be discussed, as well as the role of the oral health provider in promoting drug users health. In order to screen for drug use it is important for oral health providers to be knowledgeable about the substance and drug treatment. Common drugs will be described with attention to reason for use, common adverse consequences, and the treatment of dependence. Screening and detection techniques will be presented.
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