Pain Medications for Dental Patients

Dentists usually recommend for patients with pain in the pulp of the tooth pain medications such as Motrin or Ibuprofen which have an anti-inflammatory and analgesic effect. If patients suffer a stronger pain, Vicodin or Hydrocodone can also be prescribed. What about Antibiotics?

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Amalgam Fillings

Amalgam fillings or silver mercury fillings are composed of different metals including silver, tin, copper, zinc, and mercury. Amalgam fillings were mainly used for teeth restorations in the past. Studies now show that they may have negative effects on the teeth and overall health.

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Dr. Zak Dental Care Office

Dr. Zak Dental Care in Valencia is very special: it serves the following cities: Valencia, Newhall, Santa Clarita, Saugus, Canyon Country, Stevenson Ranch, Castaic, Agua Dulce, Acton, Palmdale, Lancaster, California City, Lake Hughes, Fillmore, Piru, Frazier Park, Rosamond, and Mojave.    

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Benefits of Metal Free Dentistry

Metal has been utilized in dental work for many years, and only 25 years ago a dentist would have placed a metal filling without hesitation. Benefits of Metal-free dentistry are known because it is versatile.

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Benefits of Oral Appliances in Treating Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea is a harmful, often chronic sleep disorder that affects breathing during sleep.  See Benefits of Oral Appliances in Treating Sleep Apnea.

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