Dealing with Deep Decay in Children’s Teeth

Originally posted 6 February 2009 While checking out some dental blogs recently, we ran across this post on a study published last year in Pediatric Dentistry. The researchers looked at the presence of formocresol in the blood of children given pulpotomies. Formocresol is a solution made of formaldehyde, cresol, glycerin and water, which the dentist …

The Stuff of Toxic Dentistry

Via WWLTV in New Orleans: An office building was evacuated after a spill of a chemical used in root canals caused some skin irritation among a handful of employees who came in contact with it Thursday just before noon. The incident occurred in the 2200 block of Simon Bolivar at a dental office in the …

Dealing with Deep Decay in Children’s Teeth

While checking out some dental blogs recently, we ran across this post on a study published last year in Pediatric Dentistry. The researchers looked at the presence of formocresol in the blood of children given pulpotomies. Formocresol is a solution made of formaldehyde, cresol, glycerin and water, which the dentist applies to a primary tooth …