The Narcotics Crisis and the Role of Dental Providers- What You Can Do to Make an Impact

On January 25th 2019 Dr. Patel was given the huge opportunity to be a guest speaker for the Northern Virginia Dental Society. It was an amazing opportunity to spread the word to our Dental Community as to how providers in the Dental Field can assist in the fight in saving the lives of many young people. It was a candid and at times heart wrenching discussion about the detrimental decisions we make everyday as providers, by simply prescribing what many of us deem as necessary pain medication but for the wrong patient, becomes a lifelong struggle with addiction.