ENDODONTIC CONSIDERATIONS IN CARDIOVASCULAR PATIENTS
Dr. Vinayak Singh*, Dr. Manoj Hans, Dr. Rhitu Shekhar, Dr. Rohit Paul
Oral health is mirror of general health. Oral health care professionals must be able to identify patients with systemic diseases, compromising conditions, and disabilities that have an impact on and can be impacted by, oral and maxillofacial health care. The ability to properly practice dentistry within the context of the larger health care system is often a challenge for the dental practitioner Inappropriate identification of a patient with a compromising systemic condition through improper history taking and interpretation, can create ineffective, or even detrimental, oral health care. The common medical conditions encountered by the dentist in daily practice include patients with cardiac diseases, pulmonary diseases, hypertension, diabetes, bleeding disorders, pregnant patients and patients undergoing radiation therapy.
Keywords: Cardiovascular disease; Ischemic Heart Disease; Myocardial Infarction; Hypertension; Infective Endocarditis.
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