Dental Briefcase Activities

Sep
15

What Should They Expect? Making Time to Talk to Patients About Pain Before Their Dental Procedure

Recent studies have demonstrated the effectiveness and acceptability of reduction or the total elimination of opioids after discharge from minor […]

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Sep
15

Getting a Head Start on Pain: Simple Changes to Your Pre-Procedure Workflow for Assessing Misuse and Diversion of Opioids

An adolescent or young adult’s first exposure to opioids often occurs following a third molar extraction, and even though 85%-90% […]

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Sep
15

Rethinking Standing Orders for Opioids to Manage Pain in Adolescents and Young Adults Requiring Third Molar Extraction

It has long been a habit of dentists and oral and maxillofacial surgeons to prescribe narcotics following surgeries such as […]

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Jul
31

Opioid Red Flags: Examining the Options and Taking the Next Steps

The final episode of this CME Outfitters Briefcase series focuses on identifying the red flags of OUD and best options […]

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Jul
31

Are You Seeing the Big Picture?: A Multimodal Approach to the Management of Pain

Part two of this CME Outfitters BriefCase series revisits the patient case from part one, with a focus on how […]

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Jul
31

Conducting an ePain Assessment: Asking the Right Questions, Using the Best Tools

Case-based learning is helpful in illustrating not just strategies for managing challenging patients, but also in sharing experiences and insights […]

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