The AGD podcast series features interviews with notable general dentists, specialists and other experts by AGD member Wes Blakeslee, DMD, FAGD. Listen to interviews and industry news in your car, at the gym, or right now on your computer or mobile device.

Featured Podcast Episode

In this month’s AGD Podcast, “The Use of Analgesics in Dentistry,” Wes Blakeslee, DMD, FAGD, speaks with Thomas Viola, RPh, CCP, pharmacist, dental educator and author. Viola, who also serves as an advisory board member of AGD’s peer-reviewed journal, General Dentistry, discusses the use of over-the-counter and prescription pain medications to treat dental pain. Viola goes in-depth on the pros and cons of aspirin, naproxen, ibuprofen and opioids, and shares his recommendations for general dentists on timing and dosages for their patients. Listen today

Meet Our Moderator

Wes Blakeslee, DMD, FAGD, is a general dentist who practices in New Jersey. He is a diplomate of both the American Board of Oral Implantology/Implant Dentistry and the International Congress of Oral Implantologists. Dr. Blakeslee is an AGD fellow and currently serves on the advisory board for General Dentistry. If you have an interviewee recommendation for Dr. Blakeslee, you can email him at

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