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A shortage of NHS dentists means that general practitioners (GPs) have been left to do dentists' work without adequate remuneration, argues a doctor in a letter in this week's BMJ.
Currently, only about half of Pennsylvania's population is served by water systems with the optimal level of fluoride to prevent tooth decay.
FDA has granted marketing approval for Novalar Pharmaceuticals' OraVerse (phentolamine mesylate). OraVerse is the first pharmaceutical agent indicated for the reversal of soft-tissue anesthesia and the associated functional deficits resulting from a local dental anesthetic. Novalar is establishing a specialty direct sales force to launch OraVerse in late 2008.
A voluntary recall has been issued for an alcohol-free mouthwash manufactured by Hydrox and labeled with the Cardinal Health brand name. Hydrox and Cardinal Health have initiated the voluntary recall of individual mouthwash bottles and those contained within Cardinal Health Presource kits.