Only 2 of 10 Antibiotic Prescribed by Dentists are Necessary

Dentists prescribe 10 percent of all antibiotics in the US – one of the highest rates of any medical specialism. A study by Chicago researchers, published in JAMA Network Open today, is the first attempt to gauge nationally how and where dentists are prescribing these drugs, to pinpoint where the overprescribing is going on. [Not only will you find out where in the U.S. the most abusive prescribing of antibiotics is going on, but also why. Please tune into ‘The Dr. Bob Martin Show’]