• Dental Compounding - Compounding Advantages  Compounding combines the ageless art with the latest medical knowledge and state-of-the-art technology, enabling specially trained professionals to prepare customized medications to meet specific needs. Customized Medications Offer Advantages for Dental Patients Best StrengthWe can compound medications that contain just the right dose to treat the problem without causing unnecessary side effects, and eliminate the need to break or crush tablets or take multiple capsules. Appropriate Dosage FormNeeded medications can be prepared in the best dosage form or base to treat a specific problem. For...

  • Dental Compounding – Customized Medications to Enhance Dental Care  Customized medications prepared by our compounding pharmacy help both dentists and their patients. We customize medications to solve each patient’s specific medication problems. Upon a prescription order, we can compound: Lip balms for viral lesions Transdermal (topically applied) muscle relaxants/analgesics Topical anesthetics Non-staining antibacterial rinses Oral sedation in lollipops and freezer pops Lollipops for oral thrush Mouthrinses for aphthous ulcers Lozenges or rinses for stomatitis or mucositis caused by radiation or chemotherapy, or for Burning Mouth Syndrome Mouthrinse to minimize oral...

  • Dental Compounding – Topical Therapy for Pain  There is an ever-increasing number of options to help patients with oral and perioral pain problems such as neuropathies, neuromas and neuralgias. Medication vehicles and bases have been developed that can penetrate the mucosa and cutaneous tissues and transport the active medication to the treatment site. Dentists have been using topical agents with increasing frequency as part of the therapeutic protocol for painful orofacial neuropathy. Topical intraoral medications used in the treatment of oral ulcerations and infections include antifungal, nonsteroidal anti inflammatory drugs...

  • Dental Compounding – Therapy for Temporo-Mandibular Joint Disorder (TMJ)  Topical application of NSAIDs such as ketoprofen results in significantly higher tissue levels beneath the site of application than are achieved with oral administration. Additionally, side effects such as gastrointestinal irritation are avoided. Iontophoretic delivery of dexamethasone and lidocaine may be effective in improving mandibular function in patients with Temporo-manibular disorders who have concurrent temporo-mandibular joint capsulitis and disc displacement without reduction.

  • Dental Compounding – Suppressing the Gag Reflex  The gag reflex can cause a patient considerable discomfort as well as interfere with dental procedures. An electrolyte tablet administered and retained intraorally a few minutes before the start of a procedure can suppress the gag reflex. Allowing a mandibular block to be given with much greater ease, which further reduces the gagging reflex. Tablets can be prescribed for home use for patients who can not properly perform oral hygiene procedures due to the gagging problem. Severe gaggers may need to repeat a...

  • Dental Compounding – Treatment for Dry Mouth, Stomatis, and Mucositis  Loss of saliva (xerostomia) is one of the most common complaints among patients who have received radiation therapy of the head and neck. Xerostomia contributes to radiation-induced periodontal infection, dental caries osteoradionecrosis, and poor digestion of carbohydrates. Ask us about sialogogues (saliva stimulants) in customized dosage forms. When a person is receiving chemotherapy or radiation, mouth tenderness and infections can cause substantial pain and interfere with the patient’s ability to eat, compromising nutritional status. Severe mucositis may necessitate a reductions...