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J Can Dent Assoc. 2002 Sep;68(8):476-82.

An update on analgesics for the management of acute postoperative dental pain.

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Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario. daniel.haas@utoronto.ca

Abstract

Acetaminophen, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and opioids are available as analgesics in dentistry. They each have specific advantages, disadvantages, indications and contraindications. This article provides a brief review of their role in the management of acute postoperative pain.

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12323103
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