Unused dental surgery prescriptions may help fuel opioid epidemic

the United States is in the midst of a prescription opioid epidemic. Evidence suggests people who abuse prescription opioids often use leftover pills that were prescribed for friends or family members. Now, new research finds over half of opioids prescribed to patients who have dental surgery - such as wisdom tooth removal - ...

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Tobacco displays banned

Tobacco displays banned

 

New legislation came into effect on Friday to protect children from being the target of tobacco promotion and to help people quit smoking.

From today, all large shops and supermarkets in England will have to cover up cigarettes and hide tobacco products from public view.

Evidence shows that cigarette displays in shops can lure...

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Thalassemia and dentistry

Thalassemia and dentistry

 

In the Name of God

Thalassemia and dentistry by : Abdolreza maadi DDS

May 2011-Antalia

Charity foundation for special Diseases

The existence of such necessities in one hand , and the need to have access to the health and therapeutic efficiencies on the other hand ,resulted to the establishment of a voluntary and popular organizati...

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Dentist Should Advise Vegetarians on Good Oral Health

Dentist Should Advise Vegetarians on Good Oral Health

Health concerns about fat and cholesterol have prompted many people to become vegetarians, and the nutritional deficiencies that can sometimes result may reveal themselves during dental exams.

Academy of General Dentistry spokesperson Ludwig Leibsohn, DDS says he usually asks patients if they adhere to vegetarian or other spec...

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