What Is Antibiotic Prophylaxis?

Our mouth is constantly fighting against the harm that oral bacteria can cause. But sometimes these bacteria enter the bloodstream (bacteremia) and create infection in other parts of the body. It is for this reason why dentist sometimes recommend antibiotic prophylaxis. What Is Antibiotic Prophylaxis? Antibiotic prophylaxis is premedication. Certain individuals take an antibiotic before a dental procedure in order... read more »