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.
|Number of pages||9|
|Journal||Journal of the American Dental Association|
|State||Published - Nov 1992|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Dentistry (all)