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Extraction of a Tooth with Severe Infection

Last Updated November 17, 2016
Reviewed By:  OsseoNews Team

In this video, Dr. Simon reviews a case with a patient who had a fractured tooth in the aesthetic zone. Dr. Simon provides some tips on how to increases your chances of success when faced with this type of situation, where the tooth presents with a severe infection due to a root fracture. One of the issues covered is the premedication of patients with antiobiotics in these types of cases. It is suggested that prior to extraction you consider premedicating your patients with antibiotics, if they present with infected sites. One reason for this to reduce swelling. however, another potential benefit is that pre-operative antibiotics will often make it easier to anesthesize the patient. Leave any comments below.

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