Antibiotics can still treat systemic bacterial disease like periodontitis
from Dentistry Today
In recent years, the use of systemic antibiotics to treat periodontitis has received much negative attention. The advice from many in organized dentistry is to avoid the practice. Although the principles that promote antibiotic stewardship are important and need thoughtful consideration, are we limiting successful outcomes if and when antibiotics are not a regular consideration when treating periodontitis?
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