Blood thinners and dental work

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Blood thinners and dental work

Blood Thinners (List)


  1. Coumadin  (warfarin) Why we don’t go off. Wahl 2000 JADA
  2. Pradaxa (dabigatran)
  3. Xarelto (rivaroxaban)
  4. Eliquis (apixaban)



  1. Aspirin
  2. Plavix (clopidogrel)
  3. Effient (prasugrel)
  4. Brilinta (ticagrelor)


INR values for oral surgery

This data is based on the 1997 study listed. In 2000 one study showed almost 1% of patients that were taken off of warfarin DIED! Wahl 2000 JADA In light of that data, taking patients off of warfarin or messing with their doses may need to be re-evaluated.

INR range for oral surgery

Bryan Bauer, DDS, FAGD