Prescriptions for pain

teeth health smile dentistHaving your wisdom teeth removed requires some pain relief afterwards but it pays to talk to your dentist about what they plan to prescribe.
Key takeaways
– Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs like ibuprofen are non addictive
– Drugs containing opioids can be addictive
– Young people are particularly prone to developing addiction to opioids
If you are concerned about pain relief for your child you should discuss options with your dentist beforehand.
“They’re getting their first taste of the drug from a doctor or dentist, and that increases the likelihood they would use it recreationally.”
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