Postextraction infection and antibiotic prescribing among veterans receiving dental extractions

  04 March 2021

Infectious complications occurred at a low incidence among veterans undergoing tooth extraction who did and did not receive postextraction antibiotics. These results suggest that antibiotics have a limited role in preventing postprocedural infection; however, future studies are necessary to more clearly define the role of antibiotics for this indication.

Author(s): Kaylee E. Caniff , Lisa R. Young , Shawna Truong , Gretchen Gibson , M. Marianne Jurasic , Linda Poggensee , Margaret A. Fitzpatrick , Charlesnika T. Evans and Katie J. Suda
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