Adolescent Pain Management and NSAID Considerations

June 7, 2018

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Presenter(s): Paul A. Moore DMD, PhD, MPH

Webinar description: Safe and effective treatment of acute postoperative pain is essential for patient satisfaction and successful practice in dentistry. Because of the growing crisis from illicit and prescription opioid misuse, dentists and other practitioners treating acute pain must understand the risks and benefits of prescribing opioid analgesics such as hydrocodone and oxycodone for managing acute post-operative pain. This Webinar presentation will address concerns about managing pain when treating adolescents in dental practice. Several non-opioid strategies have been successfully employed in dental practices when treating young adults. These multimodal approaches may decrease the need for prescribing immediate-acting opioid analgesics such as Vicodin® and Percocet®.

Educational objectives:

  • Explain the rationale for combining the two peripherally-acting analgesics acetaminophen (Tylenol®) and ibuprofen (Advil®).
  • List factors that may contribute to young adult dental patients being at greater risk of opioid misuse following dental surgery.
  • Provide at least four instructional elements recommended when counseling patients regarding safe and responsible prescribing of opioids following a dental procedure.

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Note: This archive webinar is not designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.


June 7, 2018
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Paul A. Moore DMD, PhD, MPH
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