With the legalization of marijuana in Canada today, there are potential impacts for you to consider on oral health care regarding cannabis use prior to dental procedures – such as interactions with medications and anaesthetics, effects on bleeding, and the variable effects based on strain, dosage and timing.
Click on the image to the right for a tip sheet about cannabis and dental procedures.
We invite your questions and recommend people avoid using cannabis prior to their dental appointment. (Adapted from the BC Dental Association).
Cannabis and dental procedures