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November 12, 2019 News NewsOral Health

AAE Applauds New ADA Guidelines For Antibiotics

by American Association of Endodontics

The American Association of Endodontists (AAE), a global membership organization of specialized dentists who provide root canal treatment, applauds the American Dental Association for updating its guidelines on using antibiotics to treat tooth pain. ‘The AAE is a worldwide leader

October 7, 2019 News News

Short Courses Of Abx Can Cause Big Problems For Dental Patients

by MedPage Today

Some dental patients who were inappropriately given antibiotics prior to procedures suffered adverse events potentially connected to the drugs, such as anaphylaxis and Clostridioides difficile infection, researchers said here. Of patients inappropriately prescribed antibiotic prophylaxis prior to a dental procedure, almost 4%

November 5, 2018 News News

NICE Should Change Antibiotic Guidelines for Dental Patients, Study Shows

by University of Sheffield

New research has revealed the impact a change in US guidelines had on the prescribing of antibiotic prophylaxis (AP) to prevent a life-threatening heart condition infective endocarditis (IE) in patients before undergoing invasive dental treatment. The findings of the international

September 14, 2018 News News

Antibiotics Destroy Immune Cells and Worsen Oral Infection, Says Study

by Case Western Reserve University, Medical Xpress

New research shows that the body’s own microbes are effective in maintaining immune cells and killing certain oral infections. A team of Case Western Reserve University researchers found that antibiotics actually kill the “good” bacteria keeping infection and inflammation at

September 13, 2018 News News

Dentists Prescribing Too Many Antibiotics, Says BCCDC

by Liam Britten, CBC News

The B.C. Centre for Disease Control says dentists are prescribing too many antibiotics — and it wants patients to help solve that problem. A new poster campaign launched  by the BCCDC and the B.C. Dental Association is asking people to