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.
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.
Benefits of Metal Free Dentistry. Because metal was utilized in dental work for many years. However, recent research has shown that such practices can be highly damaging.
Sleep apnea is a potentially chronic sleep disorder that can harm breathing during sleep. See Benefits of Oral Appliances in Treating Sleep Apnea.
When you visit Dr. Zak Dental Care, we will devote our time to understand your concerns, expectations and dental history. Using interactive and state of the art dental technology, such as intra-oral cameras and magnified digital x-rays, we will educate you about your dental health. We have several dental offices throughout the area, including offices in Valencia, Simi Valley, Agoura Hills, Downey, Long Beach, San Diego, Temecula, CA...