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Mr. Tom Viola

Hurts So… Good! Management of Acute Dental Pain and Appropriate Opioid Prescribing

Mr. Tom Viola

Dec. 5th, 2019 Study Club Course

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 be able to accurately identify a patient’s need for pain control, develop an individualized pain management ...

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