Recovery Dentistry & Pain Management

Dentists frequently prescribe immediate-release opioids like hydrocodone (Vicodin® and Lortab®) and oxycodone (OxyContin® and Percocet®) for pain management treatment following tooth extractions. For most patients,

A Drug User’s Teeth: Recovering Your Smile from Meth Use

Thanks to today’s dentistry and the compassionate care of dentists like Dr. Jamie Alexander, in Boynton Beach, FL, individuals in methamphetamine recovery affected by drug

Dental Implant Options After Having Dentures

Implant Treatment After Dentures “One of the most wonderful advances in dentistry,” says Jamie J. Alexander, D.D.S., of Recovery Dentistry in Boynton Beach, FL, “is

Keep Balance: Extend Abstinence by Preventing Relapse

Keep Balance: Extend Abstinence by Preventing Relapse An eight-year study of 1,162 addicts published in 2007 indicates that abstinence really does predict long-term recovery. Some takeaways

Dental Care for Recovering Addicts: Why Choose a “Recovery” Dentist

Dental Care for Recovering Addicts: Why see a “recovery” dentist? People who know the cycle of addiction can give you a deep empathy, understanding, and

Dental Diagnosis of Rheumatic Disease & TMJ/TMJD

Dental Diagnosis of Rheumatic Disease & TMJ/TMJD People who have a rheumatic disease, such as rheumatoid arthritis, may develop temporoimandibular joint disorder (TMJ/TMJD) as a

Keeping a Healthy Balance to Extend Abstinence

An eight-year study of 1,162 addicts published in 2007 indicates that abstinence really does predict long-term recovery. Some takeaways from this research are: For those who

Teeth Damage, Gum Damage, and Alcoholism

Teeth Damage and Alcoholism: 4 reasons you need special care. There are four primary reasons why many dental patients in recovery are in need of

The Effect of Cocaine on Gums and Teeth

Cocaine on gums, and how it impacts your oral health Regular use of cocaine leads to painful perforation of the nasal septum and palate of

Fitness and Oral Health

Your Fitness, Oral Health & Recovery from Addiction A great body of research evidence has made clear that looking after your oral health is important