Antibiotic prophylaxis myths, pain medications, and more dental pharmacology with Tom Viola

Jan. 10, 2024
How do you navigate antibiotic prophylaxis guidelines? Should you give a patient an opioid? Should doctors just write their own @#!$ scripts? Find out in this episode.

Dive into the fascinating world of dental pharmacology with our latest Dentistry Unmasked episode featuring Tom Viola, "the guy" when it comes to all things dental pharmacology.

Curious about the journey that led him to become the go-to source for dental professionals? Wondering how to navigate the challenging terrain of antibiotic prophylaxis guidelines?

Join hosts David and Pam as they unravel the story of Viola's career and provide insightful updates on antibiotic prophylaxis and pain management.

Whether you're a seasoned dental professional or simply intrigued by the nuances of the field, this episode promises to be an enlightening exploration of some need-to-know concepts dental pharmacology. Tune in now for an engaging conversation that combines expertise with practical insights.

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About the hosts of Dentistry Unmasked

Pamela Maragliano-Muniz, DMD, is the chief editor of Dental Economics. Based in Salem, Massachusetts, Dr. Maragliano-Muniz began her clinical career as a dental hygienist. She went on to attend Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, where she earned her doctorate in dental medicine. She then attended the University of California, Los Angeles, School of Dental Medicine, where she became board-certified in prosthodontics. Dr. Maragliano-Muniz owns a private practice, Salem Dental Arts, and lectures on a variety of clinical topics. You may contact her at [email protected].

David R. Rice, DDS, is founder of the nation’s largest student and new dentist community, igniteDDS. Dr. Rice travels the world speaking and connecting today’s top young dentists with tomorrow’s most successful dental practices. In addition to igniteDDS, Dr. Rice maintains a team-centered restorative and implant practice in East Amherst, New York.