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From the office of PRSRT STD Dr. Joseph Heher, D.D.S. AUTO U.S. Postage 1301 Mt. Hermon Road, PAID Salisbury, MD Joseph M. Heher, D.D.S., 1301 Mt. Hermon Road, Salisbury, MD 21804 Salisbury, MD 410.749.0320 Permit No. 247 HELPFUL HINTS, REMINDERS AND NEWS TO KEEP YOU IN SMILES • SPRING-SUMMER 2008 “I am still learning.” “Trifles make perfection, and perfection is no trifle.” Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni (1475-1564) careful about taking another pain medication, can Ibuprofen, as Ibuprofen will be very dangerous when negate the effects of the combined with alcohol. There aspirin. Aspirin should be is a new anti-smoking drug on taken 1 hr. before taking an the market, Chantix. The NSAID, or 8 hours after pharmacology professor taking an NSAID. Next, claimed it was better than DRUGS AND YOU Recently, I attended a taking over 1000 mg. of Zyban, but should be used continuing education program Acetaminophen, (Tylenol) will with caution on depressed 4 on drugs and pharmacology not provide additional benefit. people, as there have been 1 from a PhD/DDS professor Effects max-out at that level. reports of hallucinations. (apnea). Research indicates it from the U. of MD dental Acetaminophen has been (Some of my patients who for years after cleaning my is a male dominated problem school and I’ll relay some implicated causing liver have taken Chantix report teeth with the Perioaid (the until women reach information he provided that problems. 4000 mg./day in very “vivid” dreams.) 10% of tooth-pick instrument), and I menopause, and then the might be useful to you. The people with a normal livers or teens report using cough tend to forget what it was like rates even out. Sleep apnea best medication for dental 2000 mg./day for those with medicine to get high. in the “old” days. Recently, I has been shown to have a pain is Ibuprofen (Advil, liver problems will cause liver Dextromorphan is the active had to have some minor mouth direct correlation to Nuprin, etc.). Most dental toxicity. (Note: there is this ingredient in Robotussin DM surgery for an old high school cardiovascular disease and pain is inflammatory in nature mentality among some and Coricidin. Keep watch on accident that involved cutting high blood pressure. Mild and SLEEP APNEA & and NSAIDS (the drug people that if one pill is good, your medicine cabinet. In my gum tissue and peeling it some moderate levels of SNORING category that Ibuprofen fits two pills are better; thus if you 2005, according to a study, back like a banana skin. I felt sleep apnea can be treated into: N (non) S (steroidal) AI really want results, take more 19% of teenagers reported this was a good chance to see I just returned from an with dental appliances. Some (anti-inflammatory) D (drug) pills. Such thinking is abusing prescription interesting course on sleep just how long it would take me moderate and most severe are best at reducing dangerous.) Those people medications from the apnea. Some points from the to stop all bleeding and dis- cases must be treated by program. When people inflammation. Those who taking albuterol aerosols medicine cabinet. It is comfort. I was meticulous and other means. While snoring sleep, there is a “mute button” shouldn’t take Ibuprofen are (Proventil) on a daily basis for thought by the researchers relentless with my home care tends to be a “joke”, I had a that seems to go off in our people with stomach ulcers, conditions such as asthma conducting this study, that efforts, once a day. The time: neighbor with diagnosed heads; if you wake yourself on anti-coagulant therapy, should avoid aspirin and these numbers are just over one year. So don’t severe sleep apnea who died up while snoring, it is not from and/or allergic to the drug or other NSAIDS (Celebrex, “conservative”. Marijuana give up if your gums hurt and after falling asleep at the the snoring, but from a lack of aspirin. Those on daily Ibuprofen). Same caution causes spatial distortion— bleed after cleaning—they will wheel. I don’t find that to be oxygen due to temporary aspirin therapy to prevent exists for those taking objects look farther away than get better if you keep at it. a laughing matter. cessation of breathing heart problems have to be Singulair. Darvon, they are. Many car accidents occurring at stop signs and many years and you will find amalgam fillings to mercury miraculous cures once they JOLLY RANCHERS for septic systems, as the floss traffic lights have a marijuana her personality quite poisoning in the body. had their amalgam fillings can clog and damage them as An interesting letter to the component. 38% of traffic reassuring, pleasing and Logically it makes no sense removed cannot be well. The trashcan, while not editor of the ADA Journal accidents today involve comforting. All of us in the to me that something which is substantiated in double blind ideal, is probably the preferred warns of candies such as alcohol, down from 60% ten office, who collectively have labeled a poison before it research studies (double method of disposal. Jolly Ranchers, which are years ago (a result of MADD spent well over 100 years in goes into the body and a blind means that neither the very sour. In addition to and raising awareness). the medical/dental fields, poison after it comes out of researcher nor the patient sugar, the sourness comes Federal law limits caffeine have commented on what a the body wouldn’t be labeled has any idea who is receiving from acid, which has a low levels to 72 mg. in a 12 oz. great staff we have and I felt toxic when it is inside the the experimental protocol). enough pH to dissolve can of soda. So why does you should know this too. body. However, research Double blind studies are enamel—in effect, a double Red Bull have 80 mg. of Only when one works in other seems to indicate the considered the gold standard whammy for teeth. Similar caffeine in only 8.3 oz. of offices can one appreciate overwhelming majority of in research, and reports of conditions exist for chewable water? It is listed with the the good fortune of a staff mercury in amalgam fillings is reversal of various illness vitamin C tablets, which are IN AN EFFORT FDA as a nutritional pulling together for the patient bound in a slightly different conditions are considered nothing more than Ascorbic TO KEEP OUR supplement rather than a soft and the effect that can have form than elemental mercury placebo results. My own Acid. Use with caution! drink. Go figure! on a practice’s working which is the concern to the opinion on all this is mixed. I environment. We are blessed environment; the mercury don’t think the final epitaph on PATIENTS in this respect! vapor generated from such amalgam has reached “WITH-IT” REGARDING ALL ↓ Joanna Bethany ↓ mundane activities as consensus. I see no reason TOOTH chewing is not believed to to remove amalgam MATTERS... produce a concentration restorations unless you want 2 strong enough to cause them removed. Finances can 3 health problems. One of the be a concern for many Even the tooth fairy feels biggest sources of increased people, and to remove all inflation's bite. The price per blood levels of mercury amalgam fillings costs. It is baby tooth is 22% steeper occurs when old amalgams undeniable that amalgam has DISPOSING OF today than it was a year ago. NEW STAFFING: are removed by drilling. The saved many teeth over the DENTAL FLOSS A poll of 647 parents shows MERCURY AND Sara has returned to her particlization of the amalgam years from extraction. The Many types of floss, that the tooth fairy pays $2.09 homeland, Pennsylvania. by drilling increases the best restorations remain gold especially the newer brands AMALGAM per baby tooth, on average, Her husband has taken a new FILLINGS surface area available to and porcelain, with fillings, are shred-resistant, but this up from $1.71 last year. job with a nice promotion and You may or may not have release mercury into the body either tooth colored or also makes them non- Most said they pay $1 per it was an opportunity they heard the nation of Norway and transient increased amalgam used as biodegradable. While this tooth, with $5 coming in couldn’t pass up. Replacing has banned mercury - mercury levels are recorded, compromises when gold or might lead one to conclude second place. Then there her is Joanna Masiello and I containing amalgam fillings, which return to normal after porcelain would be the that the best method for were the outliers: from $.05 to think you will find her quite more out of concern from several days. This is another treatment of choice. disposal is via the toilet, $50 per tooth. (from Web MD) personable and gentle—that’s what I can read for the BIG advantage to using the recent studies have shown the feedback we have been environment, than for health rubber dam—it prevents that once floss is flushed, it receiving. Also giving me a reasons. The ADA and the mercury from entering the has the potential to create HOW LONG hand chairside and National Institutes of Dental blood stream by keeping it havoc in waste processing BEFORE MY GUMS alternating with Karen is and Craniofacial Research in out of your mouth. The stations, potentially causing STOP BLEEDING? Bethany Given. Bethany has Washington have been anecdotal reports of people jams and increased One of my problems is that my been a dental assistant for unable to objectively link experiencing almost maintenance problems. Ditto gums haven’t bled or hurt
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