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Prophylactic antibiotic cover



Why is prophylactic antibiotic cover necessary for dental patients with heart conditions?


It is necessary in order to avoid any kind of infection created by the dental treatment. It is a precaution measure.

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Alfredo  Hernandez, DDS, MS Alfredo Hernandez, DDS, MS
Assistant Professor of Comprehensive Care
School of Dental Medicine
Case Western Reserve University