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A 28-year-old male asked:

i have mild mvp with trivial mitral valve regurgitation. do i need to tell my dentist about it. i will be having a surgical tooth extraction shortly?

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Dr. Debora Zivari
Dentistry 31 years experience
Prophylactic antibio: It is very important to tell your dentist about MVP and the dentist should review the medical history with the patient before estraction.
Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
Dentistry 38 years experience
Contact MD: Speak to your cardiologist or primary care MD prior to seeing the dentist. It is up to the MD if you need to be premedicated for any or all dental procedures.

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Last updated Apr 22, 2016

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