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I have chronic infection...

I have chronic infection in my body treated with antibiotics.. I need extensive dental work done is it possible to have this work done?

Doctor's Assistant: Have you seen a dentist about this yet?

No..the infection I have is due to a fistula in my digestive tract..I take antibiotics daily..I just want to know if there would be a problem in getting the dental work done?

Doctor's Assistant: Please give me a bit more information, so the dentist can help you best.

What more information do I need to present?

Submitted: 6 months ago.Category: Dental
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Dentist: Just Dental Truths!, Dentist replied 6 months ago
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Hello! Thank you for asking your question, I'm reviewing it now and will reply back to you in a few moments.

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Dentist: Just Dental Truths!, Dentist replied 6 months ago

I think I understand. And correlating with different Doctors is likely the key for you.

Hesitantly somewhat, I want to say definitely yes. And that is the most likely scenario, a yes to the desired/wanted Dental work. But it would behoove especially you, but also make all parties in the know to have your medication list given to all parties, together with Doctor's phone numbers and approvals to proceed with the care given or about to be given.

So, with your Physician (Doc) and your Dentist (Doc), both collaborating to accomplish the best for you, I'd say you are clear and good to go for the Dental work!!! I hope this makes sense...

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Dentist: Just Dental Truths!, Dentist replied 6 months ago

Might there be any additional information which I might possibly better assist you? I'd be happy to do so...

Dr. Rampton

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Dentist: Drew Moore DDS MS, Dentist (DDS or equivalent) replied 6 months ago
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Hi. I'm Dr. Moore, a board certified periodontist. How long will you take the antibiotics? Is there a plan to surgically repair the digestive fistula if the antibiotics don't cause it to close?

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Dentist: Drew Moore DDS MS, Dentist (DDS or equivalent) replied 6 months ago

What antibiotics are you taking? What strength and how often?

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