Preventing Opioid Addiction with Alternative Pain Solutions

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We’re living through a devastating health crisis in America: opioid addiction. In 2017, 75,000 Americans died from overdose, more Americans than were killed during the entire Vietnam War — in a single year. By 2020, that number rose to over 93,000. As an oral surgeon trained in sedation dentistry, Dr. Puckett is deeply concerned with […]

Addressing The Opioid Crisis

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By now, nearly all of us either know or are aware of someone affected by the opioid epidemic. Wilmington Oral Surgery has been proactive in combatting this problem. For many years now, our office has taken initiative to encourage natural and homeopathic measures in order to minimize pain and accelerate healing. When pain medications are […]