The Drug Information Handbook for Dentistry is designed for all dental professionals seeking information on commonly prescribed medications, OTCs and herbal products. Written by dentists for dentists, this best-selling resource includes dental-specific content on thousands of drugs, natural products and dietary supplements.
In this handbook, drug monographs are alphabetically organized and cross-referenced by brand and generic name. Each drug monograph includes up to 41 fields of information, with dental-specific content highlighted in red. Fields of interest include:
Local Anesthetic/Vasoconstrictor Precautions
Effects on Dental Treatment
Effects on Bleeding
Special sections dedicated to the medically-compromised patient, specific oral conditions and sample prescriptions are included. Lexicomp's Drug Information Handbook for Dentistry is excellent for chair-side use, supporting safe pharmacotherapy and improved patient care.
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Updates to this Edition
New, improved format for easier use!
51 New Drug Monographs
200 Natural Products – adapted from Facts & Comparisons® The Review of Natural Products
Updated Oral Medicine Topics:
Management of the Chemically Dependent Patient
Systemic Viral Disease
Temporomandibular Dysfunction (TMD), Chronic Pain and Fibromyalgia
Management of Patients Undergoing Cancer Therapy
Updated Sample Prescriptions:
Bacterial Infections and Periodontal Disease
Updated Appendix Information:
Toothpastes with Antigingivitis Agents
Toothpastes without Sodium Lauryl Sulfate (SLS) or Other Foaming Agents