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The New Jersey Dental Association is the voice of the dental profession and a strong proponent of oral health in the state. Members are part of a vibrant community of dentists encompassing 12 local dental societies as well as the American Dental Association. Members engage in educational programs, have access to dentist-centric relationships and tools to navigate the business of dentistry and their careers, as well as benefit from dedicated advocacy that protects the interests of the profession. The organization is run by member-dentists with the support of a team of professionals at NJDA Headquarters. NJDA members never practice alone!


Evidence-Based Analgesia for Post-Surgical Dental Pain

  • Mon, Jun 27, 2022 | 7:30 PM - Mon, Jun 27, 2022 | 8:30 PM
  • Location: Virtual Meeting

Course Description: 
The prescription opioid crisis has prioritized the use of non-addictive analgesics for post-surgical dental pain. This course will review the evidence regarding the efficacy of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) in treating dental pain and discuss scenarios where prescription opioids might be warranted. Responsible opioid prescribing practices and risks of opioid abuse will also be discussed.

Learning Objectives:
Summarize the evidence regarding the safety and efficacy of NSAIDs vs. opioids in pain management following third molar extraction. Describe patient populations in which opioids would be preferred for treating post-surgical dental pain. Discuss some opioid-sparing strategies for pain management.

Speaker: Katherine Theken PharmD, PhD

CEUs: 1

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