7 Spielman Road • Fairfield, NJ 07004

Detrimental & Adverse Effects of Substance Abuse and Medical Therapy on Oral Health PLUS Vaping Issues!-[AGD Code #157]


Instructor: Dr. Mahnaz Fatahzadeh

SUNDAY, APRIL 7, 2019: Take this seminar with

Alzheimer’s & Dementia in the Private Practice Setting-Dr. Deborah Nachman-Mangot and  Vivian Green Korner, MA, CDP

in the morning

Receive a complimentary LUNCH + Get a Reduced Tuition and obtain a total of 6 CEU’s for the day



Learning Objectives:  Upon completion of this program, participants will be able to:

  • Understand potential impact of substance abuse on oral health and provision of dental care
  • Take relevant history, identify signs and symptoms of substance abuse
  • Assess patient’s medical stability for safe delivery of oral health care
  • Increase their confidence and skills in communicating with patients
  • Learn about the basics of habit modification in regard to substance abuse

Course Description:

Dental practitioners are in the position to recognize signs and symptoms of substance abuse and contribute to its timely and appropriate management. In this presentation, illustrative examples of oral conditions caused by a variety of substances of abuse are provided and the potential role of dental care provider in the overall management, prevention of oral and dental complications as well as habit cessation is emphasized.

Credits:         3 CEU’s     [AGD Code #157]

Instructor:   Dr. Mahnaz Fatahzadeh

 Dr. Mahnaz Fatahzadeh obtained her B.Sc. and DMD degrees as well as her General Practice Residency certificate  from  the  University of British Columbia in Canada where she  practiced general dentistry for a number of years.    She completed her Oral Medicine fellowship and MSD degree at the Rutgers School of Dental Medicine where she holds a faculty appointment as a professor of Oral Medicine and as an attending at the University hospital. Dr. Fatahzadeh is a diplomat of American Board of Oral Medicine and serves as director of pre and post-doctoral oral medicine training at the Rutgers School of Dental Medicine.

Additional information


Sunday, April 7, 2019 / Time: 12:30pm – 3:30pm / Location: DSI: Fairfield, NJ, Both Classes: [Alzheimer’s-Dementia + Detrimental-Adverse Effects Substance Abuse & Medical Therapy] Sunday, April 7, 2019 / Time: 9:00am-3:30pm / Location: DSI: Fairfield, NJ