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Management of Acute Dental Pain
 and Appropriate Opioid Prescribing

Every day, more than 115 Americans die after overdosing on opioids. (National Institute on Drug Abuse) Management of acute odontogenic pain is accomplished through a clinical approach that successfully incorporates both opioid and non-opioid analgesics. However, moderate to severe dental pain often occurs well after office hours and away from our immediate supervision. Thus, it is critical for clinicians to …

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Welcome to the Pharmacology Declassified Blog!

Hello everyone! Welcome to the Pharmacology Declassified Blog! Thank you for visiting my new website. As I often say, knowledge of pharmacology has never been more essential to patient care. As a dentist, dental hygienist or dental assistant, you are the steward of your patient’s health and well-being, both during, and after, their time with you. You know that, in …