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Dentists are over-prescribing antibiotic medications: new study

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A survey of 154 dentists in North Carolina (48 pediatrics, 109 general) suggests that a large number of the professionals are over-prescribing antibiotics to children. The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) and the American Dental Association (ADA) have issued specific guidelines on the prescription of antibiotics. However, the survey found that dentists were adhering […]