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More Than Half of Antibiotics Prescribed in Advance of Dental Procedures Aren’t Needed

In the United States, dentists dispense 10% of prescriptions for antibiotics. Now, a new study published in JAMA Network Open suggests that these meds are prescribed needlessly 81% of the time, reports the University of Illinois (UIC) at Chicago College of Dentistry. Researchers used a national health care claims database to examine nearly 170,000 antibiotics… Read More »

'This has been the hardest 'mental marathon' I've ever run' – Dental nurse credits service for supporting her through cancer treatment

The power of positive: ARC has been instrumental for Pamela McLoughlin’s recovery from breast cancer. Photo: Damien Eagers / INM Head of Services at ARC, Patricia Pugh. Photo: Kyran O’Brien ‘This has been the hardest ‘mental marathon’ I’ve ever run’ – Dental nurse credits service for supporting her through cancer treatment Independent.ie Grief surprises. Sometimes… Read More »