Elevated heart rate and a heightened level of awareness and sensitivity make patients more likely to avoid or delay dental care. Recent studies suggest cannabinoids may help to regulate anxious feelings by stabilizing stress hormones that regulate the “fight or flight” feelings.
Pain is what protects the body from internal damage. Fear of dental pain keeps patients from their dental appointments and increases overall anxiety. CBD for dentists reacts with the body’s natural endocannabinoid system and may reduce the perception of discomfort. Increase your patients’ comfort level by offering CBD appointment packs before dental procedures.
A 2019 dental report suggests that cannabinoids may have anti-inflammatory properties. By preventing the inflammation of gum tissue experienced during dental cleanings and procedures, patients receive more of the treatments they need. Patients with chronic inflammatory issues including periodontal disease, gingivitis or peri-implantitis can also benefit from the use of CBD for dentists.
With more than 60 years of combined dental experience, the team at Canna Botanical Dentistry understands patients and clinicians. We spent countless hours researching and understanding the science behind how cannabis fits into dentistry to properly formulate pharmaceutical-grade products for dental patients. Though the research is relatively new, the results show the benefits of CBD for dentists are undeniable.
One of the most lauded names in cosmetic dentistry, Dr. Jonathan Scharf has trained thousands of dentists from across the country and around the world in the art and skill of the smile makeover. For more than 30 years, Dr. Scharf has been serving patients with superior results, always valuing health, safety, comfort, and satisfaction above all else.
Learn the science behind CBD and how it fits into dentistry. Upon completion of the video course and submission of the course evaluation, participants will earn 1 Dental Continuing Education credit in AGD subject code 010.
Step 1: Download and print the CE Program Guide.
Step 2: Watch the video, “What is CBD and how can we use it in dentistry?”
Step 3: Complete the course evaluation located within the CE Program Guide.
Step 4: Electronically submit answers or mail completed evaluation to the address provided.
You’ve likely heard of CBD and THC, and possibly even cannabinoids, the endocannabinoid system and cannabinoid receptors. But how can it help with dentistry? Why does it matter for dentists and their patients? Learn more in our informational booklet, CBD in Dentistry: Information for the Dental Professional.
A single dose of Rest, Relax and Recover is designed to reduce the pain and stress associated with dental appointments.
TMJ Relief Topical CBD Roll-On is a remarkable solution to bothersome symptoms associated with the Temporomandibular Joint, or TMJ. The TMJ Relief Roll-On provides targeted relief for patients and offers a natural alternative to over-the-counter and prescription pain medication. TMJ Relief has been specially formulated using transdermal carrier oils to ensure maximum bioavailability. TMJ Relief is drug-free and safe for facial application. The feedback received from our patients has been outstanding. Visit the TMJ Relief page for more info, or click below to review the Certificate of Analysis.
Each Appointment Pack includes three different CBD softgels — Rest, Relax & Recover — specifically formulated to work before, during and after a dental procedure to reduce symptoms without the risk of dependency or unwanted side effects. Hemp-derived Cannabidiol is non-hallucinogenic, safe and effective. In dentistry, CBD should be strongly considered for managing symptoms associated with dental phobia, gingivitis, peri-implantitis, periodontal disease, TMD and more.