FRIDAY, Nov. 3, 2023 (HealthDay News) – That heavy lead apron you wear at the dentist’s office when getting X-rays may no longer be necessary. While intended to shield patients from radiation exposure anywhere that isn’t the jaw, the X-ray equipment used in dental offices today is quite safe comparedContinue Reading

MONDAY, Aug. 28, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Children having short-term dental pain from extractions or toothache should not be prescribed opioids but rather manage those aches with over-the-counter ibuprofen and/or acetaminophen, according to new guidelines. The guidelines detailing dental pain management strategies for kids was endorsed by the American DentalContinue Reading