Antibiotics in Dentistry
Nov10

Antibiotics in Dentistry

Antibiotics in Dentistry. There is a time and a place for antibiotics in dentistry. But, prescribers need to exercise much more prudence when using antibiotics and should be sure they are really needed when they write the prescription.

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Narcotic Pain Medications
Nov08

Narcotic Pain Medications

Narcotic Pain Medications. In many situations, your dentist may prescribe you narcotic pain medications as a pain reliever when over-the-counter medications are not sufficient. Opioids are a common type of narcotic pain medication that is derived from the opium plant. It is important that they are used properly, and may be addictive in nature and have negative side effects.

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Premedication with Antibiotics
Nov07

Premedication with Antibiotics

Premedication with Antibiotics. Many years ago patients were routinely prescribed antibiotics to take before dental procedures. If they had heart murmurs or other mild heart conditions. Antibiotics were taken several days before and after dental procedures in these patients.

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Dr. Zak Dental Care Office in Valencia
Nov06

Dr. Zak Dental Care Office in Valencia

Dr. Zak Dental Care Office in Valencia provides general preventive dental care, such as a dental cleaning, cosmetic dentistry with veneers or dental implants, specialty dentistry such as a root canal, or orthodontic care.

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Vertical Dimension Problem
Nov04

Vertical Dimension Problem

Dr. Kopel speaks on the loss of vertical dimension as relating to adult aging. Dr. Kopel provides examples such as shorter facial proportion, crack at corner of lip, etc. as well as how to restore the patient back to a youthful appearance.

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