Wisdom tooth surgery may be a gateway to opioid addiction

Wisdom tooth surgery may be a gateway to opioid addiction
Wisdom tooth extractions might lead to more suffering that could, in theory, last years. That’s according to a new study that says the procedures may end in opioid abuse for some patients. The study released this week found an almost 7 percent increase in the risk of persistent opioid use after reviewing 2015 prescription records...