COMMENTARY

Routine Dental Prophylaxis for Patients With Prosthetic Joints?

Paul G. Auwaerter, MD, MBA

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February 09, 2010

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Citation: Berbari EF, Osmon DR, Carr A, et al. Dental procedures as risk factors for prosthetic hip or knee infection: a hospital-based prospective case-control study. Clin Infect Dis. 2010;50:8-16. Available at: Abstract Accessed February 1, 2010.

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Information statement: antibiotic prophylaxis for bacteremia in patients with joint replacements. Available at: http://www.aaos.org/about/papers/advistmt/1033.asp Accessed February 1, 2010.

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