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CE: Safe Opioid Prescribing for Dental Providers

August 25, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

August 25, Noon-1:00 p.m.
Fulfill the opioid training requirement for your dental license with this free webinar. The course will cover prescribing, non-opioid pharmacologic treatment and academic detailing. This learning opportunity is provided by the CDA in partnership with the Colorado Consortium for Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention, Colorado Medical Society, CU Anschutz Campus and North Colorado Health Alliance.

Colorado Opioid Epidemic Symposium: Safe Opioid Prescribing for Dental Providers

Presented by: Don Teater, M.D., M.P.H., Pain and Addiction Specialist at Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium

Learning Objectives:

  • Review local and national data on opioid prescribing patterns.
  • Explain the link between opioids and the neurobiology of addiction.
  • Formulate a patient treatment plan that optimizes non-opioid pharmacologic treatment and non-pharmacologic supports for the treatment of acute dental pain.
  • Explain Academic Detailing as an effective educational modality to reduce unsafe opioid prescribing.


CE Credit: 1 CE
The CDA designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 CERP Credit. Dentists should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


The CDA is an ADA CERP-recognized provider.

ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.

Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to the ADA CERP. Contact the provider, the CDA, at 8301 E. Prentice Ave., Suite 400, Greenwood Village, CO 80111; 303-740-6900; or 800-343-3010.


August 25, 2022
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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