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Patients With Dental Anxiety Take More Painkillers After Tooth Extractions

Patients who experience greater levels of anxiety during dental visits display greater needs to...

US Dentists Prescribe 37 Times More Opioids Than English Dentists

Dentists in the United States write 37 times more opioid prescriptions than those practicing...

Touro Implements Strict Prescription Policy to Reduce Opioid Use

Touro Dental Health, the 81-chair dental teaching practice at the Touro College of Dental...

Walgreens Settles Fraud Cases for $269.2 Million

On January 22, 2019, the United States Department of Justice (USDOJ) announced the settlement...

Online Class Reviews ADA Opioid Policy

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

Helping Patients With Opioid Addiction

We are witnessing one of the most lethal drug epidemics in history. According to...

AAOMS Releases Opioid Prescription Guidelines

In response to the nationwide opioid epidemic, the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial...

Providers Prescribe Fewer Opioids, Though Dangers Persist

The number of opioids prescribed in the United States peaked in the United States...

Patients Prefer Non-Opioid Painkillers After Oral Surgery

More than 7 in 10 oral surgery patients or their parents said they would...

Course to Explore the Opioid Epidemic and Dentistry

Opioid abuse continues to spread, with more than 15,000 deaths from overdoses of prescription...