Quadex Labs announced the release of Viroxyn Professional Use (benzocaine 7.5%, benzalkonium chloride 0.13%), a single application cold sore product available exclusively through healthcare professionals.
Ranbaxy announced the launch of Cevimeline HCl Capsules, the generic version of Daiichi Sankyo's Evoxac.
Periodontal disease (PD) is significantly more likely among nonsmoking, treatment-naive patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) than among healthy controls.
Dexcel Pharma Technologies has announced that PerioChip (chlorhexidine gluconate) is now available for the adjunctive treatment of adult periodontitis with a pocket depth (PD) ≥5mm, when used with scaling and root planning.
Patients with chronic periodontitis (CP) are 1.5 times more likely to be diagnosed with psoriasis, and this risk is lessened but not nullified by CP treatment using gingivectomy or periodontal flap operation.
This activity is taken from the December 2012 issue of JAAPA. It includes the CME articles "Accelerated cardiovascular disease in patients with lupus: A review" and "Oral health during pregnancy: What the practicing PA needs to know." Please note that both topics are included in the post-test.1.00 AAPA Category I CME Credit
This activity is taken from the July 2012 issue of JAAPA. It includes the CME articles "Maximizing oral health in children: A review for physician assistants" and "Vasculitis: Diagnosis and treatment of blood vessel wall inflammation." Please note that both topics are included in the post-test.1.00 AAPA Category I CME Credit
From the June 2012 issue of The Clinical Advisor: Oral Involvement of Systemic Diseases. Oral manifestations are often an early signal of systemic disease, so recognizing them can point the way to a prompt diagnosis.0.50 AAPA Category I CME Credit