Flashcards in Lecture 2 - Oral bacteria and Systemic disease Deck (11):
all microbes, their genomes and interactions in a defined environment
epidemiology can show association
epidemiology can establish causation
F - it cannot
Which oral bacteria is most common in the microbiology of infective endocarditis?
streptococci (sanguis specifically)
T/F antibiotic prophylaxis are likely to prevent many cases of infective endocarditis
F - they are unlikely
When should you use antibiotic prophylaxis?
invasiveness of procedure
high risk of infective endocarditis
Cardiovascular implantable electronic device infections require antibiotic prophylaxis for dental treatment
vascular grafts/stents do not require antibiotic prophylaxis for dental treatment
F - they do not
Intravascular access device infection can not have antibiotic prophylaxis for any reason
What is your recommendation for infection with joint prostheses?
maintain oral hygiene
which diseases is antibiotic prophylaxis prior to dental treatment definitely indicated?
immunosuppressive cancer chemotherapy
when is antibiotic prophylaxis prior to dental treatment not indicated?
bone pins, plates and screws
intravascular access devices