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Endocarditis

Patients with endocarditis have a high risk of developing infection of the inner lining of heart. Unhealthy teeth are a source of bacteria which cause endocarditis.These patients must take special care to practice oral hygiene everyday. Antibiotic prophylaxis has to be discussed and decided by your cardiologist.
AMerican Heart Association (AHA) revises per research and data almost every few years. All patients scheduled for valve surgery should and need to have excellent oral hygiene and see dentist before surgery.