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28Sep 2015

By Dr. Laura L Wellener DDS   Millions and millions of bacteria call our mouths home. It sounds disgusting, but it’s true. It’s been said that human mouths are dirtier than dogs’ mouths. I don’t know if that’s accurate, but it does make you think. Not all of the bacteria in our mouths are harmful, but many […]

28Jun 2015

A new study from the Forsyth Institute is helping to shed more light on the important connection between the mouth and heart. According to research recently published online by the American Heart Association, scientists at Forsyth and Boston University have demonstrated that using an oral topical remedy to reduce inflammation associated with periodontitis, more commonly […]

18May 2015

Prescription oral viscous lidocaine 2 percent should not be used to treat infants and children with teething pain, the Food and Drug Administration said in a statement. Oral viscous lidocaine is a local anesthetic used to treat mouth sores or irritated throats due to cancer chemotherapy and certain medical procedures. It is “not approved to […]

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At Wellener Dental, we have always taken infection control very seriously. As our office reopens, we have implemented an enhanced set of safety protocols. These measures are in accordance with the American Dental Association (ADA), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and in many aspects go above and beyond the recommendations.

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