Speaker Information

Dr. Harold Crossley
Trappe, MD
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  • Professor Emeritus, University of Maryland Dental School
  • Fellow, American College of Dentists and International College of Dentists
  • Honorary Member, Hinman Dental Society

Sa6106 - Opioid Use, Misuse, Abuse and Addiction: Appropriate Opioid and Non-Opioid Prescribing
Date/Time: 3/23/2024   8:30 - 10:30 a.m.
Type: Lectures   Handouts: Yes

Room: GWCC - A315
Dentist Fee: $95.00  Other Fee: $65.00
Audience: Dentists, Hygienists, Assistants, Office Staff, Lab techs, Spouses, Students
AGD Code: 157

For centuries opioids have been used to control pain and suffering, but at what cost to us and our families? What are our alternatives for controlling post-operative pain? This program will discuss the addictive nature, abuse and proper prescribing of opioids in a dental practice. At the conclusion of this course, the attendees will know how to combine analgesics to maximize post-operative pain control.

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