Dentistry

Make dental visits a bit more pleasant by having Pace Pharmacy work closely with your dentist to personalize your medications for strength, dosage form, and even flavor. Therapeutic options available to dentists may be limited. Compounding enhances the acceptability and application of medications through its ability to customize dosage forms. By working closely with our compounding pharmacists, a dental practitioner can prescribe medications for the following dental problems:

  • Infections
  • Dry mouth
  • Mouth Ulcers
  • TMJ Disorders
  • Pain Syndromes
  • Neuralgias, i.e., shingles
  • Burning Mouth Syndrome
  • Infections
  • Dry Socket

Common Dental Compounds:

  • Clobetasol Rinse
  • Tetracaine 0.5% Solution in long stem sprayer bottle (various flavors)
  • Chlorhexidine 0.12% rinse, alcohol-free, flavored
  • Deoxy-d-glucose 0.2% cream
  • Electrolyte Troches
  • Oral Rinse (contains: nystatin, triamcinolone, chlorpheniramine, and 2-deoxy-d-glucose)
  • Ketoprofen 2% oral gel
  • Chloral Hydrate gummy squares, flavored
  • Hydroxyzine gummy squares, flavored
  • Triamcinolone 0.2% Mouth Rinse, flavored
  • Lidocaine 4% mucosal bandage
  • Dexamethasone Suspension
  • Triamcinolone Mouth Rinse — triamcinolone 0.1% or 0.2%

 

Topical Therapy for Pain and Infection | Dry mouth, Stomatitis and Mucositis | Therapy for TMJ | Suppressing the Gag Reflex | Transdermal Anti-Emetics | Periodontal Therapy | Mouthwashes | Examples of Compounded Medications

 

We work together with dentists and their patients to solve problems using customized medications.

Upon a prescription order, we can compound:

  • lip balms for viral lesions
  • topical muscle relaxants/analgesics
  • topical anesthetics
  • non-staining antibacterial rinses
  • oral sedation in lollipops and freezer pops
  • lollipops for oral thrush
  • mouth rinses for aphthous ulcers or chemotherapy-induced stomatitis
  • mouth rinse to stop oral bleeding during dental procedures for patients who take anticoagulants
  • dry socket preparations
  • “mucosal bandages” to cover ulcerated, infected, or tender mucosa
  • lozenges that help to prevent gagging
  • and many more unique preparations and novel delivery systems

Medications are manufactured in a limited number of strengths and dosage forms that will satisfy the needs of most patients due to stability concerns, and the cost of stocking and distributing numerous formulations of each drug. Using pharmaceutical grade chemicals and specialized equipment not found in most pharmacies, we can compound medications in doses and dosage forms that are not commercially available. We want to optimize the care of every patient. Just let us know what you need!

 

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