When are antibiotic prophylactic regimens for endocarditis indicated for patients undergoing dental procedures?

Updated: Feb 05, 2018
  • Author: Mary L Windle, PharmD; Chief Editor: Karlheinz Peter, MD, PhD  more...
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For patients with high cardiac risk, antibiotic prophylaxis is recommended for all dental procedures that involve manipulation of gingival tissue or the periapical region of teeth or perforation of the oral mucosa.


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