Speaker Information

Mr. Thomas Viola
Columbus, NJ
Dental Pharmacology & Pain Control

Sa359 - "Oh, The Pain Of It All!": Pain and Fear Keep Your Patient Away. Can You Win Them Back?
Date/Time: 3/18/2023   9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Type: General   Handouts: No
Audience: Dentists, Hygienists, Assistants, Office Staff, Lab techs, Spouses, Students

Pain is a motivator AND de-motivator for patients to seek help from their dental professional. While many patients seek treatment when they experience dental pain, it's thought that far more avoid care, and even self-treat, due to fear of more pain. Do you have what it takes to effectively manage dental pain and win these patients back? This program will explore strategies for managing dental pain with analgesics as well as guidelines for appropriate prescribing and identifying potential opioid abuse.