2019: Opioid Overdose Deaths and Emergency Department Visits for Dental Conditions in Maryland

Published 04/05/2019

This research demonstrates how rates of opioid-related overdose deaths increased over time with the use of the ED for dental conditions in Maryland, a finding consistent with other research demonstrating links between opioid addiction and overdose through dependence and drug-seeking behavior. 

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