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Oral Pain Management

Effective Treatment of Oral Pain

A recommendation by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, ‘National Panel Urges Changes to Addiction Screening‘,   is causing quite a stir and mixed reactions from the public. Medical and Dental practitioners are enjoined to conduct screening for illicit drug use among its patients. There is a lot of room for debate here. Pain management

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Is your medication affecting your oral health?

Is your medication affecting your oral health? (2-minute read)

Are you on medication? One of the most common side effects of most prescription drugs is dry mouth. This can increase the risk for tooth decay. Your risk of dry mouth is increased if you are undergoing treatment and medication for any of these illnesses and chronic conditions: acne, asthma, allergies, Alzheimer’s disease, anemia, anxiety, cancer,

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