Dental and related infections.

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Dental and related infections.

Emerg Med Clin North Am. 2013 May;31(2):465-80

Authors: Hodgdon A

Emergency physicians should be comfortable treating most dental and related infections. In this article, we outline recommended techniques to perform a dental examination, explore common pathologies, recommend pain and antibiotic management strategies and review common pitfalls. How to avoid overprescribing opioid analgesics is discussed in depth, along with recent studies to support this strategy.

PMID: 23601483 [PubMed - in process]

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