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2020 Seminars

The Star of the North conference offers a wide range of professional development seminars that allow dental professionals to earn CE credits. Click on each seminar below for more information, including pricing.

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The Weed of Today is Not Your Momma’s Weed

July 31, 2020
12:00 am – 12:00 am
  • Harold L. Crossley, D.D.S., M.S., Ph. D.

This lecture will be devoted to cannabis (marijuana). Forty states have legalized marijuana use for medical or recreational use. Inevitably, some of these marijuana users will be treated by the dentist or hygienist. What is it? What are “shatter”, “wax”, “dab” or “scat” and how do they differ? What is vaping? What are the dental consequences of CBD oil? This presentation will discuss some of the concerns about marijuana use/abuse, and its bearing on dental treatment.

Learning Objectives:
1) The evidence supporting medicinal uses.
2) The meaning of shatter, dab, wax and scat.
3) The impact of patient marijuana use on dental treatment.

Must be 18 years of age or older to attend this lecture.

Course Number: F04

Recommended for

  • Administrative Personnel
  • Dental Assistants
  • Dental Hygienists
  • Dental Therapist
  • Dentists
  • Nurses
  • Office Managers
  • Student Dentists

About the speaker

Harold L. Crossley, D.D.S., M.S., Ph. D.

Dr. Crossley is Professor Emeritus at the University of Maryland Dental School. He has co-authored a number of articles and four books dealing with the field of pharmacology. He has been a consultant to the United States Drug Enforcement Administration and other law enforcement agencies since 1974.


Fundamental CE Credits 2.0
Elective CE Credits 0
DANB Credits 0
Core CE Credits 0
Core Topic N/A


Dentist Regular Fee $45.00
Staff Regular Fee $45.00