- Patients with dental procedures the day before weekends and holidays were more likely to fill an opioid prescription than patients with procedures on other weekdays, an odds ratio 1.27.
- The odds of filling an opioid prescription for patients aged 13 to 29 were 1.43 times of the odds for patients aged 50-64 years.
Priest CR, Kenney BC, Brummett CM, Waljee JF, Englesbe MJ, Nalliah RP. Increased opioid prescription fills after dental procedures performed before weekends and holidays. J Am Dent Assoc. 2020;151(6):388-398.e1. doi:10.1016/j.adaj.2020.03.014