Controlled Substance Database

Utah CS Database

Talk to Your Patient Dental Toolkit

What is Dentistry’s Role in the Opioid Crisis? The American Dental Association states, “Addiction to heroin, synthetic fentanyl, and other illicit drugs can easily start with first-time exposure to an opioid that is legally prescribed to treat a painful condition.” Here is a link of a toolkit to encourage dentists to utilize the Controlled Substance Database (CSD) prior to prescribing opioids to patients and to provide education to their patients on the potential dangers of opioids

Prescribing Opioids and Pregnancy