What can you do when you’re suffering with a dental emergency while you’re traveling? Traveling on vacation is something we all look forward to. We dream of beaches, or maybe it’s forests or cityscapes – but we dream of the … Continue readingRead more
The above image is typical of an individual who takes Nitroglycerin…an elderly gent in pain clutching their chest. Nitroglycerin is another essential drug that is required to be in the emergency kit in the dental office. This drug is used … Continue readingRead more
Albuterol is a very well known essential drug found in the dental office emergency kit. You may know it better as Salbutamol – the ‘puffer’ or inhaler that is routinely used by individuals who suffer from asthma. Mechanism of Action … Continue readingRead more
Let’s look at another essential drug that is required to be in every dental office…Epinephrine…Also known as Adrenalin. Why do we need to have epinephrine in the office? Why is it an essential drug? An acute severe allergic reaction can … Continue readingRead more
We will begin this series of blogs by looking at the contents of the emergency kit that is required to be in every dental office. Dental office emergencies are common. Syncope (fainting) is the most frequent. However, other emergencies do occur … Continue readingRead more
Facial swelling, tooth pain, fractured teeth; yes, we see and treat these emergencies on a regular basis at the dental office. As health professionals we need to be able to treat any medical emergency that may occur within the dental … Continue readingRead more
We look forward to seeing you soon.
Dr Axelrad and Staff