Antibiotics to prevent complications following tooth extractions.

@article{Lodi2012AntibioticsTP,
  title={Antibiotics to prevent complications following tooth extractions.},
  author={G. Lodi and L. Figini and A. Sardella and A. Carrassi and M. Del Fabbro and S. Furness},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
  year={2012},
  volume={11},
  pages={
          CD003811
        }
}
  • G. Lodi, L. Figini, +3 authors S. Furness
  • Published 2012
  • Medicine
  • The Cochrane database of systematic reviews
  • BACKGROUND The most frequent indications for tooth extractions are dental caries and periodontal infections, and these extractions are generally done by general dental practitioners. Antibiotics may be prescribed to patients undergoing extractions to prevent complications due to infection. OBJECTIVES To determine the effect of antibiotic prophylaxis on the development of infectious complications following tooth extractions. SEARCH METHODS The following electronic databases were searched… CONTINUE READING

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    INTERVENTIONAL CLINICAL TRIAL
    Objectives: The objective of the study was to evaluate the effectiveness of a prophylactic single preoperative dose of amoxicillin in decreasing complications after lower third molar… Expand
    ConditionsPostoperative Complications, Third Molar
    InterventionDrug, Other, Procedure
    Use of Antibiotic Prophylaxis for Tooth Extractions, Dental Implants, and Periodontal Surgical Procedures
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