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A 16-year-old male asked:

hep c , cirohsis, taking warfarin for heart problem, taking beta blocker, is it safe to get filling done for teeth?

2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Inform dentist: Please inform your dentist of all of your health issues so that s/he may take appropriate precautions and adjust the treatment accordingly.
Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 59 years experience
Filling are safe: Not to worry about fillings. Warfarin use should be communicated to your dentist. Extractions/Periodontal treatment requires "bridging" (ask your Primary care MD and your Dentist ..they should communicate with each other for "major" procedures

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