Monthly Archives: September 2015


Dental Prophylaxis – Confusion of Guidelines

Several weeks ago, I wrote about American Association of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS) and American Dental Association (ADA) guidelines for antibiotic premedication (dental prophylaxis) prior to dental procedures for those who have had total joint replacements. The first post is found HERE. Everything in that post was correct, but it didn’t […]


7 – Musicians with Hip Replacements

Like many of us, famous musicians suffer from disease-like hip osteoarthritis and avascular necrosis. On stage performances sometimes work hips and knees hard and break down necessary cartilage. Read on and see how some very famous musicians went through hip replacement surgery. Billy Joel In November 2010, Billy Joel underwent […]