International Journal of Applied Dental Sciences
2018, Vol. 4 Issue 2, Part E
Antibiotics and its use in pediatric dentistry: A review
AUTHOR(S): Dr. Trophimus Gnanabagyan Jayakaran, Dr. Vishnu Rekha C, Dr. Sankar Annamalai and Dr. Parisa Norouzi Baghkomeh
ABSTRACT:Antibiotics are commonly used in dentistry for prophylactic as well as for therapeutic purposes. Very often antibiotics are used in unwarranted situations, which may give rise to resistant bacterial strains. Good knowledge about the indications of antibiotics is the need of the hour in prescribing antibiotics for dental conditions. The purpose of this review article is to provide information on proper use of antibiotics in pediatric dental practice for control of oral infection, and in the management of children with systemic conditions which may alter disease resistance and healing response.
Pages: 310-314 | 667 Views 35 Downloads
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Dr. Trophimus Gnanabagyan Jayakaran, Dr. Vishnu Rekha C, Dr. Sankar Annamalai, Dr. Parisa Norouzi Baghkomeh. Antibiotics and its use in pediatric dentistry: A review. Int J Appl Dent Sci 2018;4(2):310-314.