Ward Dental has assembled the latest
news affecting your dental health here for
you have any questions, please don't
hesitate to contact us.
Information for New Parents
Matter. Here is the latest information
on dental care for infants.
No insurance? No problem.
There are many
people who think they cannot visit a
dental office if they do not have
dental insurance. This is not true.
Taking care of your oral health should
be a priority. Without oral health,
overall health is impossible.
Inexpensive regular visits, along with
good home care (which we take the time
to teach you) help prevent painful,
and costly dental problems. Dental
disease is PREVENTABLE. Let us help
you be healthy!
Premedication Guidelines from the
American Heart Association
the past, patients with nearly every
type of congenital heart defect needed
to receive antibiotics one hour before
dental procedures or operations on the
mouth, throat, gastrointestinal
genital, or urinary tract. However,
the American Heart Association
recently simplified its
recommendation. Today, antibiotics are
only recommended for patients with the
highest risk of infective endocarditis
Premedication Guidelines from the ADA
for Heart Conditions and
2014, the ADA Council on Scientific
Affairs assembled an expert panel to
update and clarify the clinical
recommendations found in the 2012
evidence report and 2013 guideline, Prevention
of Orthopaedic Implant Infection in
Patients Undergoing Dental Procedures."
you use a bisphosphonate
medication—to prevent or treat
osteoporosis (a thinning of the
bones) or as part of cancer
treatment therapy—you should advise
In Drinking Water
"The U.S. Department of Health
and Human Services is proposing a
change to the recommendation for the
optimal fluoride level in drinking
water to prevent tooth decay. The new
recommendation, 0.7 milligrams of
fluoride per liter of water..."