Quantcast

Latest Medications in Dentistry, Periodontics Stories

2012-03-30 23:02:07

Itani Dental, a leading San Francisco dental office, now offers a range of solutions for patients with dental phobia, including several varieties of conscious sedation or, for those with extreme dentophobia, full anesthesia. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) March 30, 2012 Fear of dental work, known as dentophobia or orodontophobia, is very common. An estimated 75% of people have “at least a little fear” about dental visits, and 10-15% of people are so phobic that it they do not seek...

2011-11-14 15:05:00

30 million are deathly afraid of the dentist. Dental providers like Richmond Smile Center now offer conscious sedation dentistry so you can leave anxiety and fear at the door. Richmond, VA (PRWEB) November 14, 2011 Paralyzing fear keeps many Americans away from the dentistâs office and needlessly exposes them to the dangers associated with poor dental care including a heightened risk of stroke, heart disease and diabetes. Yet todayâs dental care options can make...

2011-08-11 09:24:00

CHICAGO, Aug. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Leading dental and pharmacy organizations are teaming up to promote oral health and raise public awareness of dry mouth, a side effect commonly caused by taking prescription and over-the-counter medications. More than 500 medications can contribute to oral dryness, including antihistamines (for allergy or asthma), antihypertensive medications (for blood pressure), decongestants, pain medications, diuretics and antidepressants. In its most...

2011-07-05 09:00:00

LOS ANGELES, July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Los Angeles cosmetic dentist, Dr. Kevin Sands, DDS, has a reputation for his use of technological advancements in dentistry. Patient comfort is a large part of the total dental experience and Dr. Sands is making sure that his patients receive the highest level of comfort during treatment. By including sedation dentistry in his practice, Dr. Sands is now making it possible for any patient that experiences anxiety or fear of discomfort to relax...

2011-06-11 00:00:29

Scottsdale Center for Dental Medicine Expands Under a New Name Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) June 10, 2011 When a company is able to expand in a down economy, it is understandably big news. But when that company is in the medical field and expands despite ever-changing healthcare regulations, it becomes an even more spectacular accomplishment. Such is the case for the Scottsdale Center for Dental Medicine, which more than quadrupled its office space and added team members during its recent move and...

2011-03-15 00:00:28

The last day of Sedation Safety Week 2011, Jeff Gray, DMD, was announced as 2011 Sedation Dentist of the Year. Chosen by his peers for excellence in practicing safe sedation dentistry, Gray's dedication to his patients shines though in his dental practice as well as charitable commitment. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) March 14, 2011 Marking the close of the third annual Sedation Safety Week, committee members announced Jeff Gray, DDS, as the 2011 Sedation Dentist of the Year. Gray, a sedation and...

2010-07-12 08:06:00

PLANO, Texas, July 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Plano dentist Dr. Ritchie Beougher is well known for changing lives, but he rarely encounters a case of dental phobia like Sandy Dunning's. Although Sandy trusts Dr. Beougher, she'll still tell you that she fears the sights, smells and sounds of the dentist's office. Now Sandy only trusts Dr. Beougher to do her dental work, which both she and Dr. Beougher feel is a step in the right direction. Sandy had upper and lower night guards for TMJ...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
Related