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Sedation of Patient Taking Tramadol

What's the protocol for treating a patient who needs to take tramadol for back pain prior to an appointment? This medication is listed as a "serious" interaction with DOCS sedation meds.

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Soy Milk is Six Times More Harmful to Teeth than Cow's Milk, Study Finds.

Often regarded as a healthier alternative to cow's milk for those looking to cut out dairy for diet or intolerance reasons, soy milk has been implicated as carrying a much higher risk for cavities.

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Is Good Weather Giving Your Patients a Toothache?

Spring has sprung, but not everyone is thrilled about the return of the flowers. Seasonal allergy sufferers have to contend with a host of unpleasant symptoms, including toothaches!

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Is Oral or IV Sedation best for Autistic Patient?

DOCS Education faculty discuss the challenges and considerations entailed when treated autistic patients under sedation.

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Three Easy Ways to Get New Patients Using Social Media

Successfully reaching new patients is a constant headache for many dentists fed up with discount cards and newspaper ads. How do you attract new patients in the 21st century?

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Ninth Annual Sedation Safety Week Another Success

Did you miss the action this year? Check out Incisor’s look at the best of this year’s Sedation Safety Week.

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The DOCS Education Proclamation

Who are we, and what do we stand for, really? Learn about the new and continuing direction of DOCS Education as an educational institution and an advocate for change.

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Protecting Pregnant Patients – What Dentists Should Know

Patients often have a lot of questions and concerns during their pregnancy, and going to the dentist is no exception. Here are the top things to communicate to pregnant patients.

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Five of the Strangest Allergies Confirmed by Science

Clinicians must remain vigilant for allergies in the dental practice, both those in the chart, and those which may arise with no warning. Have you observed any of these strange allergies in your practice?

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The Top Five Scariest Animal Teeth

Ever asked a patient to open their mouth, and then wish you hadn't? Check out Incisor's list of the most terrifying animal teeth, and be glad you're not a veterinarian to any of these creatures!

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Dr. Jerome Wellbrock cautions against treating a 58-year-old patient whose existing medications already pose potential interaction risks—and advises an alternate route for treatment.
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A DOCS Education member requests clarification as to whether grapefruit seed extract has the same effects as grapefruit juice.
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The next time one of your patients claims cavities are inevitable, mention Frank Medina: This 94-year-old from California is the oldest person EVER recorded with zero cavities. Incisor takes a look into this dental anomaly’s life and strange tips for thwarting tooth decay.
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A DOCS Education member seeks Dr. Wellbrock’s dosage advice concerning a patient who has recently undergone gastric sleeve surgery.
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At DOCS Education who would we be if we didn’t highlight our Dean of Faculty, Dr. Anthony Feck and his latest (and equally great) academic pursuit? He and DC Clinical have joined forces to offer a set of four webinars that not only provide CE, but also deliver knowledge that is both complimentary and complementary. (No, that’s not a typo.)
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The largest ebola outbreak in history began in late 2013 in West Africa, and recently, several cases have occurred in other countries, including the U.S., Spain and Nigeria. Incisor answers member questions about precautions for dentists to take, and covers the recently released ADA statement on the ebola virus.
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