Research into antibiotic scripts from dental providers shows declines in the rate of prescribing per patient encounter.
Acknowledging the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on general and mental health among vulnerable groups is key to providing effective oral healthcare.
This analysis of research into opioid prescribing in dentistry leads to evidence-based recommendations for reducing or eliminating opioid use in dental pain management.
With training and empathy, oral health professionals can provide quality care for adolescent patients with major depressive disorder.
As more patients begin taking biologics, oral health professionals should be knowledgeable about these agents’ indications, adverse reactions, and risk of interactions with other medications.
This overview of COVID-19 vaccine developments explores the ramifications for dental teams and patients.