Documenting medication use in adult dental patients: 1987-1991.

C. S. Miller, A. L. Kaplan, G. F. Guest, J. A. Cottone

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The authors surveyed 5,002 dental outpatients to determine the prevalence and patterns of drug use. They found that drug use increased significantly with age and that a significant number of patients took medications that had potential for adverse dental effects. Thus, dentists should be aware of patient medications and the effects those drugs have on dental treatment.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)40-48
Number of pages9
JournalJournal of the American Dental Association (1939)
Issue number11
StatePublished - Nov 1992
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dentistry(all)


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