Novel Approaches to Pain Management
AGD Subject Code: 340
While ibuprofen and acetaminophen are often the first choice in post-procedure analgesics, other options may be helpful in pain management.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Identify the rate of opioid prescribing in the dental setting.
- Note the populations at risk for opioid misuse.
- Discuss the role of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs in post-procedure pain management.
- Explain the possible use of novel approaches in post-surgical pain management.
This course was published in the July/August 2023 issue and expires August 2026. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.