February 24, 2015
Doctor shopping by patients seeking pain relief/controlled substances happens every day across the country. Recently, it’s even hit close to home, with several Boulder area dentists unknowingly writing prescriptions for these types of drugs to the same patient within a couple-week time period. Despite its prevalence, this scenario can be prevented in Colorado with the state’s Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP).
February 23, 2015
If your dental practice is in the Denver metro area, Feb. 19, 2015, was the deadline to implement best management practices (BMPs) for placement, removal and disposal of dental amalgam. The BMPs are based on the Metro Wastewater Reclamation District’s (Metro District’s) new amalgam control requirements for dental offices in its service area. (Click here to see the cities and sanitation districts affected.)