Episode 244 The link between periodontal disease and heart failure

Episode 244: The link between periodontal disease and heart failure

In this episode powered by IgniteDA, I return to the Dental Assistant NATION show to discuss a new research study discussing the relationship between periodontal disease and heart failure. It’s another example of the oral-systemic link and an important one for your patients to understand.     For additional resources visit my website at www.tomviola.com For …

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Episode 244: The link between periodontal disease and heart failure

Episode 242: A new study on vitamins and their impact on you

In this episode, I  return to the Dental Assistant Nation podcast to discuss a fascinating new study on vitamins and how effective they really are. Are we throwing our money down the drain or are vitamins what we need them to be?   For additional resources visit my website at www.tomviola.com For additional episodes from …

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Using Ibuprofen and Acetaminophen For Pain Management

Using Ibuprofen and Acetaminophen For Pain Management

Pain management has often been a controversial subject, especially when opioids are involved.  Researchers have looked into alternatives to opioid-based medications, finding that a combination of Ibuprofen and Acetaminophen may be a viable solution.  Read on to learn more.   Medications are a necessary part of pain management, especially after common procedures such as molar …

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Are Dentists Overprescribing Acetaminophen?

Are Dentists Overprescribing Acetaminophen?

Acetaminophen is a popular painkiller, used by millions of people on a regular basis.  But can overuse have detrimental effects?  How can dentists be sure they are not overprescribing acetaminophen?  Read on to find out.    An active ingredient in more than 600 over-the-counter medications, acetaminophen is a regular part of countless people’s lives1.  It …

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Fast Facts: Pharmacology Episode 86 "Cannabis 5 - Increased Risk of Cancer and Other Diseases"

Cannabis 5 – Increased Risk of Cancer and Other Diseases

Fast Facts: Pharmacology Episode 86 “Cannabis 5 – Increased Risk of Cancer and Other Diseases   On this Fast Facts: Pharmacology Edition let’s continue the series focused on cannabis focusing on the stress response to increased levels of THC. This series is sponsored by our friends at Elevate Oral Care! @elevateoralcare creates innovative and proven …

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Fast Facts: Pharmacology Episode 85

Fast Facts: Pharmacology Episode 85   On this Fast Facts: Pharmacology Edition let’s continue the series focused on cannabis focusing on some things you should consider for your patients that use cannabis. This series is sponsored by our friends at Elevate Oral Care! @elevateoralcare creates innovative and proven prevention-focused oral care products, learn more by …

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Fast Facts: Pharmacology Episode 80 "Xerostomia"

Xerostomia

Fast Facts: Pharmacology Episode 80 “Xerostomia” On this Fast Facts: Pharmacology Edition I discuss Xerostomia, commonly known as dry mouth highlighting solutions available for your patients. This series is sponsored by our friends at Elevate Oral Care! @elevateoralcare creates innovative and proven prevention-focused oral care products, learn more by visiting www.elevateoralcare.com and schedule your free …

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