The Deadly Triangle: Dentists, Drugs and Dependence

From NBC News–Like about five million people each year, 27-year-old Brittany Ringersen had her wisdom teeth removed when she was a teenager. But what Brittany’s dentist failed to warn her was that her prescription for Percocet, a commonly used painkiller for post-surgery discomfort, had the potential to lead her down a path of dependence.

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