Precaution Against Denture Adhesives Containing Zinc

On March 30, 2011, in Blog, Dentures, by Harold Gulbransen

Using Denture Adhesives–ACP advises against zinc-containing denture adhesives In February 2011, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) sent a letter to all denture adhesive manufacturers, recommending removal of zinc from denture adhesive products and/or making significant label changes to warn consumers of potential dangers.  This was in response to a number of scientific studies that […]

 

Importance of Pre-Radiation Dental Evaluations

On March 3, 2011, in Prosthodontic Technology, by Harold Gulbransen

Importance of Pre-Radiation Dental Evaluations When the treatment for cancer of the head and neck requires radiation therapy, a thorough dental examination before treatment begins, by a dentist trained in this area, can help patients avoid many complications and achieve optimal results.  To understand why it is imperative to have a pre radiation evaluation, it is […]