Speaker Information

Mr. Thomas Viola
Columbus, NJ
Dental Pharmacology & Pain Control
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  • Founder and CEO, Pharmacology Declassified
  • Consultant, American Dental Association Council on Scientific Affairs 
  • Clinical pharmacist with more than 30 years experience, specializing in the care of medically-complex patients

On8011 - Hurts So…Swell: Management of Dental Pain and Appropriate Opioid Prescribing Practices
Type: Online   Handouts: No
In-Person Attendee Fee: $35.00  Other Fee: $50.00
Audience: Dentists
AGD Code: 200

Management of acute odontogenic pain is accomplished through a clinical approach that successfully incorporates both opioid and non-opioid analgesics. It is critical for dental clinicians to employ appropriate prescribing practices. We’ll cover best practices when assessing pain control and educating patients on opioid-associated risks and safety.

This program provides techniques for effectively assessing and managing dental pain, appropriately prescribing analgesics, educating patients on adverse effects and proper handling of opioids.


Note: This course helps to fulfill the Georgia Board of Dentistry CE requirement.


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Date Available: 12/13/2023

Date Reviewed: 3/1/24

Date Removed: 5/31/24