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Pharmacists, dentists raise awareness of medication-induced dry mouth

Aug 22, 2011 By: From staff reports Drug Topics   Pharmacy and dental organizations are uniting to promote oral health and raise public awareness of dry mouth, a side effect commonly caused by taking prescription and over-the-counter medications. The American Pharmacists Association (APhA), American Dental Association (ADA), Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), and American Academy […]

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History of Dentistry

The history of dentistry dates back to ancient times. Skulls from Egyptian people dated as far back as 2900 B.C. depict small holes created where tooth roots once were. These holes were probably created to drain abscesses. False teeth date back to 700 B.C., where the Etruscans designed them from ivory and bone and secured […]

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