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Is it true that antibiotic prophylaxis is needed for dental procedures for people with prior rheumatic heart disease?

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Dr. Patricia Mcgarry
Dentistry - Cosmetic
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In brief: Rheumatic Heart

This changes every few years- definitely check with your cardiologist to see what they recommend currently.

In brief: Rheumatic Heart

This changes every few years- definitely check with your cardiologist to see what they recommend currently.
Dr. Patricia Mcgarry
Dr. Patricia Mcgarry
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In brief: Changes

The antibiotic pre-treatment guidelines have changed over the years, and sometimes every year as research has caught up to procedures.
Often, antibiotic coverage is recommended for joint replacements, heart disease, murmurs and pacemakers. But i would consult your doctor...It has changed quite a bit.

In brief: Changes

The antibiotic pre-treatment guidelines have changed over the years, and sometimes every year as research has caught up to procedures.
Often, antibiotic coverage is recommended for joint replacements, heart disease, murmurs and pacemakers. But i would consult your doctor...It has changed quite a bit.
Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
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