March Journal covers management of antibiotic resistance

The March issue of the Journal of the California Dental Association features a review of the evidence behind managing infectious disease and the use of antibiotic prophylaxis by dentists, highlighting the importance of making clinical decisions on the use of antibiotics based on scientific evidence with knowledge of the most current guidelines and indications. This issue also presents a case series on the management of mandibular fractures in pediatric patients with conservative technique and an ex vivo assessment of photodynamic therapy in achieving microbial reduction.

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The February Journal of the California Dental Association covers a variety of topics, including crown lengthening needs and outcomes in adults attending a predoctoral clinic; the presentation of a rare case of a giant cell tumor; and a look at California dentists’ knowledge and opinions of the interface between oral and overall health.