Month: September 2021

American Heart Association Updated Prevention of Infective Endocarditis Guide

The American Heart Association has updated their recommendations regarding Antibiotic Prophylaxis for Infective Endocarditis. No changes have been made regarding which dental procedures need prophylactic coverage. Current Dental Procedures Requiring Antibiotic Prophylaxis: Manipulation of the gingival tissues– Any type of Dental Cleanings, gum surgeries,… Continue Reading “American Heart Association Updated Prevention of Infective Endocarditis Guide”

MTN DEW and teeth

A true American Icon. While many find this vague, citrus-y tasting drink a necessity to everyday life, consuming it may be causing irreparable harm to teeth. A few of the contents and chemical aspects of MTN Dew combine to make it especially harsh on… Continue Reading “MTN DEW and teeth”