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Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office – Part Six

Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office – Part Six

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Aspirin aka ASA is the last in our series of essential drugs found in the emergency kit in the dental office. The purpose of Aspirin is to prevent the aggregation/accumulation of platelets which may lead to a myocardial infarction (damage … Continue reading

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Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office – Part Four

Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office – Part Four

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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 reading

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Medical Emergencies – Part one

Medical Emergencies – Part one

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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 reading

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Medical Emergencies at the Dental Office – Introduction

Medical Emergencies at the Dental Office – Introduction

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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 reading

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Our office is now open. We are taking the following precautions to combat COVID-19;

  • A plexiglass barrier stands on the front desk in the waiting room.
  • All patients have their temperature taken with a non-touch digital infra-red thermometer.
  • All staff wear mask, gloves, gown, bonnet, goggles and face shield.
  • Hand sanitizers are readily available for staff and patient use.
  • Patients will wait outside or in their car until their appointment time.
  • No visitors are permitted in the office.
  • Social distancing will remain in effect in the office.
  • Patients experiencing influenza-like-illness (fever with a cough, sore throat or muscle aches) should not come to the office.
  • Air purifiers with hepa filters have been installed in each operatory and waiting room.
  • All COVID-19 precautions put forth by both the dental and hygiene boards have been put into force in the office.

We look forward to seeing you soon. 
Dr Axelrad and Staff