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Pain Management 3

Fast Facts: Pharmacology Episode 51 – Pain Management 3   On this Fast Facts: Pharmacology Edition I continue the series focusing on pain and pain management! On this episode I discuss algogenic substances, released when tissue is damaged, specifically the 2 types of prostaglandins. This series is sponsored by our friends at Elevate Oral Care! @elevateoralcare creates …

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Pain Management 2

Fast Facts: Pharmacology Episode 50 – Pain Management 2   Let’s continue focusing on pain and pain management! On this episode we discuss the physiology of pain highlighting what makes dental pain different from other forms of pain. This series is sponsored by our friends at Elevate Oral Care! @elevateoralcare creates innovative and proven prevention-focused oral care …

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Pain Management 1

Fast Facts: Pharmacology Episode 49 – Pain Management 1 Let’s begin a new series focusing on pain and pain management! In this episode, we discuss why patients believe they will experience pain and the “negative feedback loop” our patient’s experience. This series is sponsored by our friends at Elevate Oral Care! @elevateoralcare creates innovative and proven prevention-focused …

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Selenium & QA Products

Fast Facts: Pharmacology Episode 48 “Selenium & QA Products”   Let’s talk about selenium and QA products used in dentistry! Today I highlight a line of products from Elevate Oral Care, the DenteShield line! These products incorporate the element Selenium, specifically formulated for restorative and preventive materials as an additive called Seldox. Learn more about …

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Endocrine part 7

Fast Facts: Pharmacology Episode 47 – Endocrine part 7   Today we are discussing drugs that are used to treat autoimmune diseases and the complications they may present 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 …

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Endocrine part 6

Fast Facts: Pharmacology Episode 46 – Endocrine part 6 We continue the focus on endocrine pharmacology, today discussing Antineoplastic Agents which are drugs commonly used to fight cancer. Antineoplastic Agents are medications that seek out cells that are rapidly dividing and interfere with that process. Unfortunately as you will learn in this episode not all …

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Endocrine part 5

Fast Facts: Pharmacology Episode 45 – Endocrine part 5 We continue to focus on endocrine pharmacology, today discussing Bisphosphonates which are a class of drugs used to prevent the loss of bone density. These drugs are often used to treat osteoporosis, however they present some complications that you should be aware of! This series is …

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The Link Between Periodontal Diseases and Chronic Illness

Researchers have found that patients suffering from periodontal diseases are significantly more likely to experience serious physical and mental illness¹.  Read on to learn how improved education and communication can play a vital role in reducing patients’ risks.    How Do Periodontal Diseases Affect Patients?  Periodontal diseases, such as gingivitis and periodontitis, have long been …

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Episode 220: Hand sanitizer and allergies, plus a TikTok trend to know

Join me as I return to the Dental Assistant Nation podcast and dive into the research on hand sanitizer and some allergic reactions that have been reported, as well as the trend of “mouth taping” on TikTok. This is an episode no one in dentistry will want to miss.     This podcast was produced …

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