Dietary Supplements and Alternative Therapies for Pain Management

Philip J. Gregory

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The use of complementary and alternative medicines (CAM) continues to grow in North America. The most recent National Health Interview Survey found that in 2012, 33.2 percent of respondents reported usage of some form of CAM in the previous 12 months. A survey of adult patients in a U.S. dental school clinic found that 24 percent reported the use of herbal supplements. Dietary supplements and alternative therapies are often used for pain management.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)663-668
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of the California Dental Association
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - Nov 1 2015
Externally publishedYes


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Medicine(all)

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