The Untold Truth: Are Dentists Prescribing Too Many Unnecessary Antibiotics?

The progression in pharmacological and medical sciences has been nothing short of miraculous over the past few decades, from uncovering the secrets of the...

Are antibiotics recommended in endodontic treatments?

Prescription of Antibiotics in Dentistry?As dentists prescribe approximately 10% of antibiotics dispensed in primary care, it is important not to underestimate the potential contribution...

Microbial susceptibility to different antibiotics

Inflammations of the soft tissue in the head and neck area can have different reasons, but the most common etiological reason is a bacterial...
Antibiotic pills

Are prophylactic antibiotics needed in Dentistry?

Prophylactic antibiotic use in DentistryIs it beneficial and recommended to perform a prophylactic antibiotic treatment prior to a dental surgery, such as tooth extractions...

Salivary mucins play a role in host defense and prevent diseases

Mucins and HealthMucins are key components of mucus, which is found to provide critical protection on wet epithelial surfaces in the body.  Mucins are...

Toothpaste makes my orange juice bitter

Have you ever brushed your teeth and then drank a cold, refreshing, sweet glass of orange juice, only to find that it tastes horribly...

Dentists Office: A New iPhone / iPad App for Dentists

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A light hearted blog.  NinjaFish Studios release DENTIST OFFICE their latest (and only) dentistry app for iPhone and iPad.  Now your free time can...

Microcomputed tomography (µCT) and caries

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Microcomputed tomography (µCT) of teeth can detect demarcated radiolucencies below the enamel-dentin junction (EDJ) that are of noncarious origin, and can therefore be classified...