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Nora Apothecary: Custom Compounding for Your Oral and Dental Prescription Needs

At Nora Apothecary we understand that patients have different levels of oral health and different tolerances for various types of medicines. Despite these differences, many pharmacies only carry the most frequently prescribed oral medicines and therapies in order to meet the most common patient needs, as well as to save pharmacy costs and shelf space.

Nora Apothecary is different. We stock a wide selection of pharmaceutical ingredients and components, which we can compound for your dentist, periodontist, or orthodontist in a variety of strengths and dosage forms, to treat a variety of oral conditions.

We have all the needed resources to customize a medication that will keep you smiling

The benefits that compounding introduces to the dental arena are considerable and valuable to both you and your dentist. Each person usually presents with different conditions and different preferences that can be catered to using the innovations of compounding.

Nora Apothecary Serves a Wide Range of Oral Conditions:

  • Oral Thrush
  • Pre-Surgical Treatment
  • Burning Mouth Syndrome
  • Aphthous Ulcers, Canker Sores, and Oral Lesions
  • Pain and Infection
  • Oral Lichen Planus
  • Temporo-Mandibular Joint Disorder (TMJ)
  • Viral Lesions
  • Dry Mouth, Mucositis and Stomatitis

Nora Apothecary Compounds Medications in a Variety of Dosage Forms:

  • Dental Ointments and Pastes
  • Oral, Topical, Gels
  • Numbing Creams
  • Lip Balms
  • Oral Sprays
  • Mouthwashes and Rinses
  • Sublinguals/Troches
  • Topical Sprays
  • Capsules

Nora Apothecary Can Also Meet a Variety of Special Oral/Dental Needs:

  • Medication to Suppress Gag Reflex
  • Transdermal Medications to Treat Nausea
  • Anxiety Medications, Pre- and Post-Procedural
  • Pleasantly Flavored Medications
  • Medications free of Sugar, Lactose, Preservatives or Dyes
  • Difficult-to-Find or Commercially Unavailable Medications

Customized preparations include:

Topical Anesthetics

  • Lidocaine / prilocaine / tetracaine gel
  • Dyclonine solution
  • Tetracaine lollipops


  • Amphotericin
  • Salicylic acid / deoxy-d-glucose / beta-glucan


  • Tranexamic acid solution

Root Canal Dressings

  • Calcium hydroxide gel
  • EDTA sodium

Medications include:

  • Pilocarpine
  • Nystatin
  • Metronidazole
  • Minocycline
  • Betamethasone
  • Carbamazepine
  • Lidocaine
  • Ketoprofen
  • Cyclobenzaprine
  • Potassium complex
  • Polyphenol sulfonic acid
  • Silver nitrate/sodium fluoride
  • Manufactured drugs that are no longer commercially available