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SLEEP APNEA OFTEN UNTREATED IN OLDER ADULTS
added on: November 4, 2019 | By: Dr. Earl Larson

Reporting from a recent article in the Boston Globe (10/31, Weisman), researchers found a critical flaw in the way prospective sleep apnea patients are diagnosed, and that one in five of those individuals who were denied treatment should be eligible. Treatment options for those patients could be  a variety of… Read More

ANTIBIOTICS MAY BE INEFFECTIVE FOR MOST DENTAL PAIN
added on: October 28, 2019 | By: Dr. Earl Larson

A recent American Dental Association guideline recommends only very limited use of antibiotics for most tooth and gum related problems. It indicates that antibiotics should be reserved for times when there is fever, regional swelling, and or systemic infection. Restricting antibiotic usage to when it is needed most is important… Read More

TREATING GUM DISEASE MAY IMPROVE MIGRAINES
added on: October 15, 2019 | By: Dr. Earl Larson

The results of a new study published in the Journal of Periodontology indicates a leading contributor to migraine headaches, calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP), was higher in individuals with periodontal inflamation or gum disease.  Chesterfield general dentist, Earl R. Larson, DDS at Wildhorse Dental says this study suggests that treating gum… Read More

Eliminating Tooth Whitening Sensitivity
added on: September 26, 2019 | By: Dr. Earl Larson

A new systematic review published in the Journal of the American Dental Association(JADA) indicates that anti-inflammatory analgesics like ibuprofen do not have a significant effect on tooth sensitivity caused by tooth whitening.  ADA member dentist, Dr. Earl Larson at Wildhorse Dental, says this review further stresses the need to work… Read More

WATERPIK AQUARIUS WATER FLOSSER RECOMMENDED IN NYTIMES
added on: September 18, 2019 | By: Dr. Earl Larson

In a recent article on oral health in the NY Times, cleaning between the teeth is cited as an important way to maintain healthy gums.  We all know that traditional flossing is effective, but recent products like the Waterpik Aquarius Water Flosser which has the ADA Seal of Acceptance can… Read More

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