Opioids, Addiction & Pain:
The Role of the Dental Team in Reducing the Drug Abuse Epidemic

Friday, October 26, 2018
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (7 CE credit hours)
The Fawcett Center (OSU Campus)

John Lindroth, DDS
Rick Massatti, PhD, MSW, MPH, LSW
Patrick Sammon, PhD
Kumar Subramanian, DDS, MSD

  • Learn tips to recognize drug abusing patients
  • Learn current street drugs and how they present clinically
  • Understand drug screening techniques to help identify drug misuse
  • Learn options to refer these patients for appropriate help
  • Understand how to safely treat acute dental pain
  • Understand how to use OARRS for better patient care

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Substance abuse disorders affect over 20 million Americans. The illegal use of painkillers and heroin is rampant and responsible for thousands of overdoses.

Discover how these new drug trends threaten the health and safety of our youth and impact oral health. Dental teams can play a major role in drug misuse and abuse identification, prevention and intervention. Learn how to increase your skills and abilities to recognize drug abusing patients, refer them for help, and treat recovering patients in your practice.

Registration Fees: (Fee Details)
Dentist: $295
Hygienist, Assistant, Staff: $195
(Group discount available)

Educational grant provided in support of this course by the Delta Dental Foundation
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