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Idaho Dentists Work To Prevent Opioid Abuse

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The United States has been battling the opioid epidemic for years, with much of the focus on medical doctors and how they prescribe these medications. However, dentists work with one of the most sensitive parts of the human body and will often prescribe painkillers for their patients. Idaho Matters looks at what responsibility falls on dentists and their practices, and what patients need to know.

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