Antibiotic Premedication Prior to Dental Treatment

A source of confusion in Dentistry for several years has been the use of antibiotic prophylaxis prior to certain dental procedures. We have devoted this issue of our Office Newsletter to review the latest recommendations and protocols in the use of antibiotic premedication prior to dental treatment. Antibiotic prophylaxis has historically been recommended for certain […]

Dry Mouth

Dry mouth (or xerostomia) is a condition that results from reduced saliva production and has become an increasing problem among adults and senior citizens. Saliva is vital to everyday processes, such as tasting, swallowing, speech and digestion. Saliva also helps defend against tooth decay, as well as bacterial, fungal & viral infections. What are the […]