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May 6, 2016

47 million unnecessary antibiotic prescriptions yearly in the United States

Filed under: Uncategorized — tntadmin @ 7:03 pm

CBS News reports that a recent study in the Journal of the American Medical Association has shown that there are about 47 million unnecessary antibiotic prescriptions yearly in the United States. These unnecessary antibiotics put patients at risk for allergic reactions and antibiotic-resistant infections. You can be assured that the dentists at Wahl Family Dentistry prescribe antibiotics for our patients only after carefully evaluating each situation to ensure that the benefits will outweigh the risks of doing so.

Here are 7 dangerous myths about antibiotics, as reported by CBS News.

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