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Dentists Work To Ease Patients' Pain With Fewer Opioids

By Elana Gordon / NPR

After minor surgeries, many dentists used to reflexively prescribe quick-acting opioids to relieve a patient's pain. Now they're learning to counsel patients about better, less addictive alternatives.

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