TITLE

Antibiotics not always necessary

AUTHOR(S)
Lund, Amy E.
PUB. DATE
June 1999
SOURCE
Journal of the American Dental Association (JADA);Jun99, Vol. 130 Issue 6, p782
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reveals that prescribing antibiotics for patients after root canal therapy may not always be necessary. Lack of evidence on the drugs' abilities to reduce pain or hasten healing after root canal therapy; Emergence of bacteria-resistant drugs as a result of antibiotic over-prescribing.
ACCESSION #
2075291

 

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