The Agency is urging manufacturers to stop marketing OTC oral drug products containing benzocaine for teething to this patient population.
Researchers evaluating evidence for tonsillectomy found that more children would receive significant short-term improvement in their daily life if the current guidelines were relaxed. The two reviews were published online January 17 in Pediatrics
Study authors concluded there was insufficient evidence to either support or refute the use of any interventions in managing burning mouth syndrome (BMS).
There is an inconsistent correlation between oral health and cognitive status in older individuals, according to a review published online in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.
Although many pediatric patients undergo tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy (T&A) in ambulatory settings, an inpatient setting may be safer for younger children who are at higher risk of complications, according to research published in online in JAMA Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery.
For patients with Behçet's syndrome, the oral phosphodiesterase-4 inhibitor apremilast is effective for treating oral ulcers, according to a new study.
Preliminary evidence indicates that acupuncture may decrease perceived pain in children and adolescents following tonsillectomy.
Poor oral health is a risk factor for oral human papillomavirus (HPV) infection independent of smoking and oral sex practices.
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.
CutisPharma announced that it has made available FIRST Mouthwash BLM 4oz and 6oz unit-of-use compounding kits.
CutisPharma has expanded its FIRST Magic Mouthwash line with the launch of FIRST Duke's Mouthwash and FIRST Mary's Mouthwash compounding kits.