ANTIBIOTICS RESISTANCE AND ITS THREAT: A REVIEW
Singh Navjot, Kaur Gurpreet, Singh Barinder, Kaur Amrinder, Sharma Puneet* and Gupta Sakshi
Antibiotic resistance is an imminent threat to worldwide public health. Dental professionals must demonstrate judicious use of antibiotics and educate their patients about the risks associated with their overuse. The aim of this article is to encourage the dental profession to prescribe responsibly in order to optimize the use of antibiotics in dentistry. Antibiotic stewardship programmes are recommended to help reduce the emergence of infections that are multidrug-resistant. Clinical practice audits are encouraged to help dentists ensure conservative prescribing patterns.
Keywords: Antibiotics, Antimicrobial Resistance(AMR), stewardship.
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