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Reduced Success for the Implants Placed in General Dental Practices.
Outcomes of Implants and Restorations Placed in General Dental Practices.
The authors conducted a study to determine the types, outcomes, risk factors and esthetic assessment of implants
and their restorations placed in the general practice setting.
Click on link for full article: http://jada.ada.org/article/S0002-8177(14)60087-8/abstract
No Antibiotics for Patient with Joint Replacement.
Providing Clarity on Evidence-based Guidelines to Prevent Disease for Prosthetic Joint Infections.
The new CSA guideline clearly states that for most patients, prophylactic antibiotics are not indicated before dental procedures to prevent PJIs. The new guideline also takes into consideration that patients who have previous medical conditions or complications associated with their joint replacement surgery may have specific needs calling for premedication.
Click on link for full article: http://jada.ada.org/article/S0002-8177(14)00016-6/fulltext