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Socket Preservation after Tooth Extraction

Socket preservation is a term that encompasses techniques used by dentists to preserve the dimensions of bone after the removal of a tooth. This can be useful for a variety of reasons, mostly because it improves the chances of having a successful restoration procedure in the future that works aesthetically. Without socket preservation after tooth extraction, alveolar bone loss occurs and the jaw bone may be permanently altered before an…
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Dental Anesthetic for Scaling and Root Planing

Chronic periodontitis affects about half of the adult population over 30 in the United States. Despite the efforts of dentists and organizations advocating for good oral hygiene habits, periodontal disease is still extremely common. Scaling and root planing is the standard procedure used for reducing the severity of chronic periodontitis. However getting patients to return for the multiple sessions needed to see results can be difficult. The deep cleaning of…
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Biest Cream for Hormone Replacement Therapy

What is biest cream and what can it do to help improve menopausal symptoms? The majority of transdermal hormone creams that are available commercially have only one type of estrogen. This type is called estradiol or E2, and many name-brand hormone products contain a synthetic version of it. But there are actually three types of estrogen hormones in a woman's body, in addition to hormones like progesterone and testosterone. The…
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What is the Best ED Cream?

Despite the prevalence of erectile dysfunction (ED), and the large market for oral medications to treat it, there are still not many commercially available topical creams.  A cream for ED that is widely available from a manufacturer would likely be popular in the U.S. if it were marketed here. However, as of right now, there are few topical alternatives to oral ED medications. While orally administered sildenafil and tadalafil are…
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Topical Antifungals

Topical antifungals are used for treating a variety of conditions affecting the skin, nails, mouth, ears, and more. As fungal infections of these areas are common, topical antifungals are some of the most frequently prescribed compounded medications. There are several antifungals that have been available commercially for many years. Nystatin, for example, was first discovered in the 1950s. However the dosage strengths and methods of administration can often be limited.…
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Nystatin Oral Suspension

Nystatin oral suspension may be used to treat fungal infections of the mouth and esophagus. Fungal infections are common in patients with compromised immune systems and they frequently occur after treatment courses of antibiotics. They may be found when an individual has dentures, suffers from diabetes or anemia, uses inhaled corticosteroids, or smokes. Currently, commercially available versions of nystatin oral suspension are experiencing manufacturer shortages. Until the shortages are resolved,…
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Woodland Hills Pharmacy Now Offers Universal Claims Forms

Woodland Hills Pharmacy is offering universal claims forms to patients. As any patient who has been prescribed a compounded medication understands, getting coverage for prescriptions can be difficult. Insurance companies continue to deny reimbursement for compounded medications that patients need. Woodland Hills Pharmacy hopes that by offering the universal claims forms for compounded medications, more patients will be able to obtain reimbursement through their insurance company. The universal claims form…
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LDN for Dermatological Conditions

It seems that new research demonstrating the benefits of daily low dose naltrexone (LDN) usage is published every month. Recently there have been case studies and reports showing that LDN may an effective treatment for dermatological conditions. A majority of existing treatments for these conditions are topical, making LDN a unique oral option that is non-toxic and can be used on a daily basis. LDN and Dermatology LDN (low-dose naltrexone)…
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Mold Illness and Remediation

What is mold and what are its effects on the body? There are various misconceptions about mold, its types, and its effects. Mold is a type of fungus that includes a large variety of species. Most kinds of mold can be distinguished from other fungi by the soft, fuzzy appearance on the surface. This is caused by the networking of hyphae that connect the organism and distinguish mold from other…
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Thyroid Problems in Women

While thyroid problems can affect anyone, they are more common in women than in men. The symptoms of thyroid disorders in women often appear after menopause or after a pregnancy. Because thyroid hormone plays an essential role throughout the body, especially in metabolism, an imbalance can cause a variety of symptoms. The thyroid gland plays a role in regulating a woman’s menstrual cycle and in providing a baby with thyroid…
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