Posts Tagged ‘ Statesboro’

An Exparel Update from East Georgia Center for Oral & Facial Surgery

Richard J. Hammond, DMD; Suketu J. Patel, DMD, MD Last year, East Georgia Center for Oral and Facial Surgery introduced a new medication, Exparel, into our practice. Exparel is a non-opioid medication that provides longer-lasting pain relief so patients can reduce or avoid opioid medicines after surgery. Exparel is injected adjacent to the incision sites […]

The National Opioid Crisis And Our Practice’s Approach To Reducing Post Surgical Use Following Wisdom Teeth Surgery

  You should have a say in how your pain is treated after surgery. The majority of patients receive an opioid medication after surgery.  While opioids have been a mainstay in post-surgical pain control, they are also at the center of an ongoing national crisis. 1 out of 15 surgical patients goes on to long-term […]

Dancing With The Statesboro Stars

Team Patel/Walker I am very honored to be participating in the 2015 Dancing With The Statesboro Stars. Dance practice has begun and it has been very intense and grueling. My partner, Katie Walker, and I are enthusiastically preparing for the event and we are very excited to be taking the stage on October 1 at […]