ADA Endorses HealthFirst Dental Emergency Medical Kits, Sharps, and Amalgam Solutions

The American Dental Association (ADA) mission is to help its 163,000 members improve the oral health of their patients. ADA Member Advantage, the wholly...
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Dental Emergency Kits Enable Quick Overdose Response with NARCAN® Nasal Spray

HealthFirst’s basic dental emergency medical kits now include the opioid reversal agent naloxone in the form of NARCAN nasal spray, providing another critical emergency...
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3 Things You Need to Respond to a Pediatric Medical Emergency

National Children’s Dental Health Month is a great time to connect with young patients about developing their oral health skills.  This annual observation also...
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Two Ways Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons Can Be Practice Ready

When it comes to ensuring that your practice is ready and prepared to see patients every day, oral surgeons have a lot to manage....
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How to Use NARCAN® to Respond to an Opioid Overdose

Naloxone is an important drug for every dental practice or organization to have in their emergency medical kit, says HealthFirst Chief Clinical Officer Dr....
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Dr. Stanley Malamed Offers ‘Case Notes’ on Managing Medical Emergencies

Every week we at HealthFirst talk with customers who have responded to a medical emergency at their office. We believe that everyone in dentistry...

When minutes matter, an ER doc is now a phone call...

During a medical emergency in a dental practice, a patient’s life can be on the line before EMS arrives. A well-trained and well-equipped dental...

Expert Guidelines for Dental Emergency Medical Kits

“What should I have in my emergency medical kit?” seems to be a common question among dentists and dental professionals. In fact, there is...

What To Consider If You’re Buying an AED

As a dental staff member, patients trust you with their lives. In event of a cardiac arrest, CPR can only take you so far. The...
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ADA and HealthFirst Address Dentistry’s Role in the Opioid Epidemic

The American Dental Association (ADA) has issued a groundbreaking new policy on opioids, recognizing the need for dentistry to make positive changes that can...