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do i require antibiotics for an implant and if yes

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Posted on Wed, 6 Mar 2019
Question: do i require antibiotics for an implant and if yes which ones would be the best
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Answered by Dr. Gopal Goel (53 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Yes it is required.

Detailed Answer:
Hi I am Dr Gopal Goel Orthopedic Surgeon.
If you are undergoing dental Implant surgery then you will have to take antibiotics before ,during and after the implantation.
The choice of antibiotic and its dosage is prerogative of your dental surgeon and his operative protocol. Generally a broad spectrum oral antibiotics are prescribed for 5-7 days.
I hope to have answered your question. Please feel free to ask any other question.
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Brief Answer: Yes it is required. Detailed Answer: Hi I am Dr Gopal Goel Orthopedic Surgeon. If you are undergoing dental Implant surgery then you will have to take antibiotics before ,during and after the implantation. The choice of antibiotic and its dosage is prerogative of your dental surgeon and his operative protocol. Generally a broad spectrum oral antibiotics are prescribed for 5-7 days. I hope to have answered your question. Please feel free to ask any other question.