PHARMACOLOGY : Dental pain management: Opioids, NSAIDs and other options


The management of pain in dentistry encompasses a number of procedural issues, including the delivery of anesthetic and the management of postprocedural pain.

As well as pain diagnosis, management strategies for orofacial conditions that cause pain in the face and head, and the management of pain in special populations.

Given the extensive nature of the topic, this video reviews pain definitions and mechanisms, acute versus chronic pain, and focuses on management strategies related to anesthetic delivery and the control of pain following dental procedures.

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Dr. Michael Glick, editor of The Journal of the American Dental Association, talks with Dr. Paul A. Moore, professor of Pharmacology, Dental Anesthesiology and Dental Public Health in the School of Dental Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh, about using opioids, NSAIDs and other pain management options in the dental office. Dr. Moore’s commentary, "Why Do We Prescribe Vicodin?," is featured in the July 2016 issue of JADA. Visit JADA.ADA.org/current or download the new JADA app.


Fuente: Youtube / American Dental Association (ADA)



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