Reducing Opioid Prescribing by Oral Health Professionals

The Association of State and Territorial Dental Directors (ASTDD) released a policy statement, “Reducing Opioid Prescribing by Oral Health Professionals.” Dentists have been identified as the second most frequent prescribers of opioids after family physicians. The statement offers relevant data and highlights policies and strategies that have been implemented to reduce prescription of opioids in oral health care.

Click here to read the statement.