Dental Resources


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The "Improving Health: Screening for Substance Abuse in Your Dental Practice presentation is provided through a partnership between the Utah Dental Association and the Central Rockies Addiction Technology Transfer Center at the Utah Addiction Center, University of Utah School of Dentistry. It satisfies the Continuing Professional Education for Controlled Substance Prescribers in Utah.

Click here to complete the Prescription Pain Medication In Dentistry Quiz

Upon completing and electronically submitting the quiz, a certificate will be sent, within three business days, to the email address provided.  


If you have questions about the quiz or you do not receive your certificate within three business days, please contact:

Jason Burrow-Sanzhez, Ph.D.

 Utah Addiction Center, University of Utah or 801.581.6212


University of Utah's School of Dentistry trains dental students to identify early signs of substance abuse in patients.


Additional Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT)

Training and Resources


Utah State H.B. 175 Opioid Abuse Prevention and Treatment Amendments 

The Applicability of Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) in Dental Settings: A Review of the Literature

Dentistry & the SBIRT Model: How You Can Help Patients with Substance Abuse Issues available through


SBIRT Materials


Adolescent SBIRT Card

Adult SBIRT Card

CASA (The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University) "How to Create a Process Map"

SBIRT Implementation Decision Worksheet     downloaded from Indiana SBIRT

Chart of Evidence-Based Screening Tools for Adults and Adolescents   downloaded from NIDA

SBIRT Implementation Toolkit for Your Dental Practice


Prescription Pain Medication In Dentistry Quiz