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Substance Use Disorders

The ADA is working with lawmakers, public health leaders, and others to address the problems associated with substance use disorders at the community, individual and professional levels.

  • Board Policy on Opioid Prescribing
    (B-37-2018)
  • Statement on the Use of Opioids in the Treatment of Dental Pain
    (Trans. 2005:328; 2016:286)
  • Statement on Alcoholism and Other Substance Use Disorders
    (Trans. 2005:328) (Reports 2017:40)
  • Statement on Provision of Dental Treatment for Patients with Substance Use Disorders
    (Trans. 2005:329)
  • Statement on Alcohol and Other Substance Use by Pregnant and Postpartum Patients
    (Trans. 2005:330) (Reports 2017:40)
  • Statement on Substance Abuse Among Dentists
    (Trans. 2005:328) (Reports 2017:40)
  • Statement on Substance Use Among Dental Students
    (Trans. 2005:329) (Reports 2017:40)
  • Dental Schools to Provide Education to Dental Students on Drug and Alcohol Use and Misuse
    (Trans. 2014:453)
  • Guidelines Related to Alcohol, Nicotine, and Drug Use by Child or Adolescent Patients
    (Trans. 2005:330)
  • Insurance Coverage for Chemical Dependency Treatment
    (Trans. 1986:519; 2012:442) (Reports 2017:40)

Prepared by: Division of Government and Public Affairs
Last Updated: May 19, 2017