New Blog Post at our page All 4 Oral Health!

The current opioid crisis is a major public health concern that has piqued the interest of health researchers across all health professions. Opioids are often prescribed by dentists and oral surgeons for post-op pain relief, and these medications are only meant to be used for a short period of time. However these seemingly low-impact prescriptions can open up direct pathways to opioid abuse and misuse, and further contribute to the growing rates of opioid overdose and related deaths. To learn more about the connection between oral health and opioids, click here to read our latest blog post "Prescribing Savvy Can Make a Dent in the Opioid Crisis."