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Pacemaker dental precautions

A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenny Chuu
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Likely yes, but: It depends on the cardiologist. They may also want a follow up note from your dentist to say that you had a good response to antibiotics and your gum ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Stewart
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 40 years experience
Dont understand : Can you be a bit more specific? I don't really kn ow what your asking. As a general statement dental offices and laboratories are subject to ohsa regu... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Emad Tadros
Psychiatry 39 years experience
Mouth Hygiene : Dental bacteria are dengerous on the heart valves. Must be followed closely by a ped. Cardiologist. This is a serious condition that should pass safel... Read More
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Depends on the defct: Chd is quite a variable diagnosis & some conditions do require antibiotics be taken prior to and just after dental procedures to prevent bacteria that... Read More
Dr. Charles Lockhart
Dentistry 10 years experience
Medical referral: You need to check with a cardiologist for type of defect and how dental treatment would affect the situation
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
52 years experience
CHF: Congestive heart failure patients usually have structural abnormalities of the heart muscle and can have rhythm abnormalities so yes. Dental care both... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Benjamin Vela
Dentistry 16 years experience
See your dentist!: Bulimia has obvious detrimental consequences to the teeth. An electric toothbrush and a toothpaste like pronamel. Act mouth rinse is excellent at rest... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 50 years experience
Not realy: Since these new guidelines came out last year, our sickle cell center no longer routinely recommends antibiotics for dental work for sickle cell patie... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 34 years experience
No extra precautions: Routine dental cleanings (prophylaxis) for children with sickle cell anemia are not different than dental prophylaxis for normal children. Because chi... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry 55 years experience
New crowns: Would it make more sense to post this question on the internet ; have it answered by dentists who have not seen you, your mouth nor know the type of ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvaro Lazo
Dentistry 25 years experience
Avoid smoking: Take your medication as prescribed. Avoid smoking. Apply cold or ice first 24 hours after warm moist compresses. Avoif use of straws.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yusr Aboushaar
Pediatrics 33 years experience
No Problem: Teeth eruption varies considerably among children . No unusual to see 4 teeth in a 4 month old baby . No special precautions is needed . Thank you.
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