Antibiotics: Use and misuse in pediatric dentistry

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F C Peedikayil (2011)
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications
  • Journal: Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry (issn: 0970-4388, eissn: 1998-3905)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.4103/0970-4388.86368
  • Subject: RK1-715 | antibiotic resistance | Dentistry | antibiotic prophylaxis | pediatric antibiotics | Antibiotics
    mesheuropmc: stomatognathic diseases

Antibiotics are commonly used in dentistry for prophylactic as well as for therapeutic purposes. Most often antibiotics are used in unwarranted situations, which may give rise to resistant bacterial strains. Dentists want to make their patients well and to prevent unple... View more
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