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What Is ASD ? What Precautionns To Be Taken While Dental Treatment ?

what is ASD ? what precautionns to be taken while dental treatement? what is ASD? what precautionns to be taken while dental treatement?
Thu, 1 Aug 2013
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Dentist 's  Response
Hello,

Thanks for writing to us.

ASD is atrial septal defect.

Antibiotics cover has to be given prior to dental procedures.

Amoxycillin can be administered prior to treatment under dentist supervision.

If allergic penicillin,clindamycin is indicated.

Take care.
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Dentist Dr. Yogesh Tripathi's  Response
hello
this is atrial septal defect
for major dental procedure , an antibiotic cover is prferred
oral 2gram amoxycillin an hour before the procedure
or
same dose iv half an hour before the procedure is advisable
same goes for all congenital heart diseases
hope this helps
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Janhavi's  Response
In plain English, it is a hole in the heart. Most dentists want you to take antibiotics to be on the safe side. a
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What Is ASD ? What Precautionns To Be Taken While Dental Treatment ?

Hello, Thanks for writing to us. ASD is atrial septal defect. Antibiotics cover has to be given prior to dental procedures. Amoxycillin can be administered prior to treatment under dentist supervision. If allergic penicillin,clindamycin is indicated. Take care.