A 31-year-old member asked:
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svt--can dental treatment be done?

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Dr. David Mjos
43 years experience Dentistry
Maybe: Consult your cardiologist prior to any work being done. Some precautions maybe necessary.
Answered on Sep 13, 2013
Dr. Daniel Quon
41 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Yes: A patient with a history of svt needing dental treatment should be cleared by his or her physician or cardiologist, and be closely monitored with the appropriate monitoring equipment while undergoing dental treatment.
Answered on Sep 19, 2013
Dr. Brian Hoffman
13 years experience Dentistry
Absolutely: You are most probably one medication(s) to keep your heart rate controlled. It is advisable to ensure you Dentist knows about your cardiac condition. Often, the Dentist will then use a local anesthetic that does not contain epinephrine. This local anesthetic doe snot last as long, but multiple injections can be done to ensure you are profoundly numb for the entire procedure.
Answered on May 26, 2015
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
It is recommended: If you have SVT, than it isn't necessary for you to take antibiotics before any dental treatment. Also be sure to ask for the anesthetic without the epinephrine. If concerned, get a clearance from your cardiologist.
Answered on May 26, 2015

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