ARAB DENTAL 30 (2017), No. 3 19. Oct. 2017
ARAB DENTAL 30 (2017), No. 3 (19.10.2017)
Page 30-33, Language: Arabic
The Effictiveness of Systematic Antibiotic Prophylaxis in Preventing Local Complications After Tooth Extraction
The purpose of this study is to assess the beneficial or harmful effects of systematic prophylactic antibiotics at extraction of teeth, apart from third molars, vs no antibiotic or placebo administration. Furthermore, if antibiotics are beneficial, to determine which type, dosage, duration and timing of administration is the most effective. The conclusion of the authors is that there are no randomized controlled trials to determine if the antibiotic therapy is necessary at extraction of teeth, excluding third molars.