Should you pre-med with antibiotics before dental implant surgery? Whether to use prophylactic antibiotics before dental implant or dental implants are placed is controversial and you will find many different opinions. What does the research say about antibiotic use for dental implant placement? Meta-analysis COIR 2015 Lund 2% less implants lost but no benefit for […]
Antibiotic dosage in dentistry for prophylaxis For joints For heart and everything else 500mg Azithromycin Here is a great list of antibiotics available. If someone is allergic to both penicillin and clindamycin you should probably have them ask their MD what they should take, then just use that.
Antibiotic prophylaxis dentistry Antibiotic prophylaxis for dentistry was once very common but experts no longer recommend them nearly as often. In a previous post I list a lot of the studies that show why I feel the majority of the pre-medicating done is simply done as a legality issue to cover the unknown liability that […]
Antibiotic Prophylaxis for Bacteremia in Dentistry 2016 AAOS now agrees with ADA to not pre-med except rare medical issues. They even made a pretty easy to use online questionnaire. 2015 ADA update Now ADA says no to pre-med JADA 2015 Update AAOS I don’t think agrees 2015 Personally I agree with ADA on this as […]