Over the Counter Better than a Prescription?

What is Vicodin? Vicodin is the most prescribed medication by far over the past decade.  In California alone, 1 billion dosage units of hydrocodone combination products were dispensed in 2013.  Vicodin is a combination of acetaminophen (Tylenol) and hydrocodone (narcotic opioid).  In 2014 the FDA placed Vicodin in a more restrictive drug schedule to limit […]

I Want Some Laughing Gas!

What is Nitrous Oxide? Nitrous oxide gas is commonly referred to as “laughing gas.” The process requires inhalation of nitrous oxide & oxygen to create a sedated, relaxed effect. Nitrous has been safely used in dentistry since the mid 19th century. Since nitrous has been around for so long it has been studied over many […]