Study: Dental painkillers may put young people at risk of opioid addiction

By Ronnie Cohen Dentists who prescribe opioid painkillers to teenagers and young adults after pulling their wisdom teeth may be putting their patients at risk of addiction, a new study finds.The study, published in JAMA Internal Medicine Monday, shines a light on the largely overlooked role dental prescriptions play in an epidemic of addiction that … Read moreStudy: Dental painkillers may put young people at risk of opioid addiction