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Fast Facts: Pharmacology Episode 7

“Diabetes” On this Facts Facts: Pharmacology Edition we discuss diabetes highlighting the various types of diabetes and the connection between periodontal disease, cardiovascular disease and diabetes! Big Thank You to our amazing sponsor for this series, Elevate Oral Care! Elevate Oral Care creates innovative and proven prevention-focused oral care products, learn more by visiting www.elevateoralcare.com and schedule your free CE …

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Fast Facts: Pharmacology Episode 6

“Coronary Artery Disease” On this Facts Facts: Pharmacology Edition I speak on Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) highlighting various treatments and medications these patients may be taking and what they mean for dentistry. Big Thank You to our amazing sponsor for this series, Elevate Oral Care! @elevateoralcare creates innovative and proven prevention-focused oral care products, learn more by visiting www.elevateoralcare.com and …

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Fast Facts: Pharmacology Episode 5

“Hypertension Medications” On this Facts Facts: I talk about medications for hypertension and what they mean for your patient! Big Thank You to our amazing sponsor for this series, Elevate Oral Care! @elevateoralcare creates innovative and proven prevention-focused oral care products, learn more by visiting www.elevateoralcare.com and schedule your free CE staff-meeting today.  

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Fast Facts: Pharmacology Episode 4

“Hypertension” On this Facts Facts: Pharmacology Edition I present common causes and treatments for hypertension! Big Thank You to our amazing sponsor for this series, Elevate Oral Care! @elevateoralcare creates innovative and proven prevention-focused oral care products, learn more by visiting www.elevateoralcare.com and schedule your free CE staff-meeting today.

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Fast Facts: Pharmacology Episode 3

“4 Conundrums” On this Facts Facts I talk about 4 conundrums that we face with patients that have cardiovascular disease! Big Thank You to our amazing sponsor for this series, Elevate Oral Care! Elevate Oral Care creates innovative and proven prevention-focused oral care products, learn more by visiting www.elevateoralcare.com and schedule your free CE staff-meeting today.

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Fast Facts: Pharmacology Edition Episode 2

“Vital Signs” In this episode, I talk about vital signs and what they can mean for your patient’s appointment! Big Thank You to our amazing sponsor for this series, Elevate Oral Care! Elevate Oral Care creates innovative and proven prevention-focused oral care products, learn more by visiting www.elevateoralcare.com and schedule your free CE staff-meeting today.

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Fast Facts: Pharmacology Edition Episode 1

 “3 Steps For Medical History Intake” I am thrilled to partner with A Tale of Two Hygienists podcast to bring you Fast Facts: Pharmacology Edition! Join me each week for quick and simple facts to make pharmacology practical and applicable to your daily practice! This week I talk about one of the most important things you can do in an …

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Asthma and Oral Health

As dental professionals, we know asthma affects the lower respiratory tract characterized by increased sensitivity to certain stimuli. These stimuli induce inflammation and constriction of the airways. On exposure to the irritants or stimuli, there is an aggravated response comprised of various symptoms such as coughing, difficulty in breathing, hyperventilation, chest tightness, excessive mucus production, and increased rate and intensity …

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Cannabis as a Neuropsychiatric Treatment

Although the medicinal properties of cannabis have been championed for quite some time(Russo), the investigation into its potential neuropsychiatric applications truly started in the 1990s following the discovery of the cannabinoid system in the brain(Iversen). This led to new ideas and possibilities that cannabis could probably have a great therapeutic role in regulating dopamine(“Dopamine (Rx)”; “Marijuana (Herb/Suppl)”), serotonin, and other …

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Vitamin D Deficiency and Opioids: An Increased Addiction?

Supplements may help combat opioid craving and addiction Author – Thomas A. Viola, RPh, CCP A new study conducted by the experts at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) shows an association between the increased addiction to Opioids and a deficiency of Vitamin D. The study indicates a potential increased risk of addiction and dependence- yet simple solutions like affordable supplements could …