Is puffing on asthma meds bad for your oral health?

April 10, 2024
It’s a pretty good bet that you have some patients who have asthma. Join us in this episode of Medical History Mysteries as we talk about ways asthma drugs can affect oral health and dental treatment.

Asthma meds are “job security” for dental hygienists, says pharmacist Tom Viola, because of the effect they have on oral health.

In this episode of Medical History Mysteries, hear what he and Dr. Pamela Maragliano-Muniz have to say on treating and educating patients who use albuterol and other asthma drugs.

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