pain management

MDA Brochure Educates Patients About Opioid Use

The Minnesota Dental Association (MDA) has published a new brochure on pain management and...

Head and Neck Cancer Patients Face Greater Opioid Addiction Risks

While head and neck cancer patients often receive pain medications during recovery from surgery,...

ADA Highlights Opioid Policies Designed to Curb Misuse and Abuse

Noting recently published research connecting opioid prescriptions for dental procedures to risks of abuse...

Youth at Greater Risk of Opioid Addiction After Dental Prescriptions

Teens and young adults who receive their initial opioid prescriptions from their dentists or...

Online Class Reviews ADA Opioid Policy

Leslie S.T. Fang, MD, PhD, a clinician-teacher at the Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard...

Hargreaves Named ADA Gold Medal Winner

The ADA has named Kenneth M. Hargreaves, DDS, PhD, the winner of its Gold...

Thousands Gather at AAE Annual Meeting

More than 4,000 members, guests, and exhibitors attended the American Association of Endodontists’ (AAE)...

Dentists Can Help Stop the Opioid Epidemic

Arizona is among six states that have declared the opioid epidemic a public health...

Marijuana’s Cottonmouth Affects Oral Health

“Do you smoke?” asks the dentist as he leans back in his chair, his...

Variety of Strategies Used in Treating Orthodontic Pain

Pain often is a part of orthodontic treatment with fixed appliances, though it varies...