Medical History Mysteries: Street drug cocktails: A deadly combination?

April 14, 2022
The mixing of certain drugs, including fentanyl, is prevalent in drug culture today and should be on your radar. Drs. Pamela Maragliano-Muniz and Tom Viola talk about what you need to know to keep your patients safe.

My mother always said, don’t do drugs. We’ve all heard this, and we pretty much know which drugs we’re not supposed to do, but the latest trend in street drugs today involves the mixing of certain drugs, including fentanyl.

What do you, as a dental professional, need to know about illicit drug use and how this weighs in with your patients’ dental treatment? In this episode of Medical History Mysteries, we’ll talk about what’s going on right now in the street drug realm and its effect on dentistry, as well as how to keep your patients safe.

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Editor’s note: This article first appeared in Through the Loupes newsletter, a publication of the Endeavor Business Media Dental Group. Read more articles and subscribe to Through the Loupes.