Sunstar Americas is expanding its recall for its gingivitis oral rinse, paroex chlorhexidine gluconate, because it may contain the bacteria Burkholderia lata. The recall, initially announced Oct. 27, has been expanded to include all its gingivitis oral rinses expiring … [Read more...] about Sunstar Expands National Recall of Gingivitis Drug
Vaccine hesitancy is alive and well in the United States, and many Americans have expressed concern about taking vaccines that were developed so quickly in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, there are a few myths that are simple to dispel. Both the currently available Pfizer and the Moderna … [Read more...] about Dispelling Myths About COVID-19 mRNA Vaccines
Bruxism is categorized as the process of unconsciously grinding one’s teeth or clenching the jaw while either awake or asleep. It can cause tooth wear, increased tooth mobility, bone loss in the presence of bacteria (periodontal disease), fractures, muscle pain, temporomandibular (TMJ) joint pain, … [Read more...] about Bruxism and Covid-19
MECHANISM LINKING GUM DISEASE TO HEART DISEASE, OTHER INFLAMMATORY CONDITIONS DISCOVERED U of T Dentistry researchers find first evidence that neutrophil immune cell activity is the missing link connecting periodontal disease with heart disease, cancer, and other inflammatory … [Read more...] about Oral Health is Key to Overall Health
When I reopened my dental practice in early June, the tooth fractures started coming in: at least one a day, every single day that I’ve been in the office. By Tammy Chen, D.D.S “How’s your dental practice?” a friend of mine asked, brow furrowed, concern evident on her face. I’ve seen this … [Read more...] about Dentists Are Seeing an Epidemic of Cracked Teeth. What’s Going On?
by Dr. Oliver | Jul 6, 2020 | Blog | 0 comments Combination ibuprofen + acetaminophen effective for dental pain management By Tom Viola, RPh, DrBicuspid.com contributing writer March 16, 2020 — Combination analgesic products have been the … [Read more...] about Update on Pain Management following Dental Procedures
Dear Patients, We hope this letter finds you and your family in good health. Our community has been through a lot over the last few months, and all of us are looking forward to resuming our normal habits and routines. While many things have changed, one thing has remained the same: our commitment … [Read more...] about We’ve Missed You!
Dear patients, As I am sure you are aware, the coronavirus has been declared a pandemic by the WHO (World Health Organization) and is causing a great deal of concern for everyone. Unfortunately, many people are confused and panicked by this situation. Most people who contract this disease are not … [Read more...] about COVID-19
The link below will take you to the CDC website where you can learn more about the spread, prevention, symptoms and treatment for Coronavirus (COVID-19). Education is the best prevention. https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/about/index.html … [Read more...] about Everything You Need to Know About Coronavirus
Improvements in imaging, software and biomaterials lead to better outcomes. John C. Minichetti, DMD In the United States, more than 35 million people are fully edentulous, and 178 million people are missing at least one tooth. With the life expectancy of baby boomers projected at 87 years, … [Read more...] about Improvements in Implant Technology Make More Predictable Surgical Results