Medications shelf life

Why It’s Important to Track Emergency Medication Shelf Life

In a dental practice medical emergency, having the right medications on hand is critical to providing an effective response. Busy practices may find it...
Dentist responding to medical emergency

4 Reasons Your Dental Office Needs Medical Emergency Training

Because they are uncommon, medical emergencies in dental offices can be quite alarming for a dental staff. While a study by Dr. Stanley Malamed1 showed...

Introducing NARCAN® Nasal Spray to Dental Emergency Medical Kits

As the opioid crisis continues to spread, HealthFirst recognizes the need for dental offices to be equipped to respond to opioid overdoses. Following the...
Rise of Opioid Crisis in United States

Naloxone Can Help Dentists Respond to Opioid Crisis

The unfortunate rise in the overuse of opioids is in the news daily, and this chart from the New York Times paints a chilling...
7 Essential Medications Plus Naloxone

Medications Dentists Need for Emergency Response [INFOGRAPHIC]

Click here for print-resolution image Essential Medications for Dental Practice Emergency Response When a medical emergency occurs at a dental office, the practice must be ready with at...
U.S. Opioid Crisis infographic from HealthFirst

U.S. Opioid Crisis [INFOGRAPHIC]

Click here for print-resolution image Credit: HealthFirst via HealthFirst.com Opioid Epidemic Continues Its Staggering Climb New U.S. government statistics paint an ever more troubling picture of the opioid crisis. The number...
HealthFirst emergency medical kits

ADA Business Resources Endorses HealthFirst Kits

American Dental Association (ADA) Business Resources in June announced HealthFirst as its exclusive endorsed provider of dental emergency medical kits for ADA members. This...

Dental Emergency Medical Kit Saves the Day

Severe allergic reactions are scary and timing is critical when a dental office patient could be experiencing anaphylaxis. An epinephrine auto-injector remains the fastest way to...

Battling an Epidemic on the Front Lines of America’s Opioid Crisis

On March 16, a Centerville, Ohio pilot and his wife were found dead by their four young children. They apparently had overdosed on fentanyl,...
HealthFirst Case Studies

Case Study: Saving a Life with an Emergency Medical Kit

The following example of using an emergency medical kit was reported to HealthFirst by Malbis Parkway Pediatric Dentistry in Spanish Fort, AL. HealthFirst appreciates the...