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Antibiotic Usage in Dentistry

Antibiotic Usage in Dentistry

By Michael G. Rehme, DDS, NMD, CCN After more than 40 years of practicing dentistry, I’ve learned many things about the usage of antibiotics. Through my dental school education, I was taught over and over again that antibiotics should always be administered for...

Antibiotic-Happy Dentistry

Antibiotic-Happy Dentistry

Most folks aren’t surprised when their dentist prescribes an antibiotic. It’s so common, so expected that patients don’t pause to ask why they need the drugs to begin with. Or what the side effects might be. Or what alternatives are available. Over 24 million...

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