Patients with Total Joint Replacements having Dental Procedures


The origin of prosthetic joint infections has been a controversial topic for dentists, physicians and patients. Confusion surrounds the risk of dental procedure-related bacteremia and the subsequent risk of patients with orthopaedic devices developing prosthetic joint infection following such bacteremia.

The Canadian Orthopaedic Association (COA), the Canadian Dental Association (CDA) and the Association of Medical Microbiology and Infectious Disease (AMMI) Canada have reviewed the current best available evidence on the effectiveness of dental antibiotic prophylaxis in the reduction of orthopaedic prosthetic joint infections, in the context of the issue of emerging antimicrobial resistance and the critical role of all health care providers to steward appropriate use of antimicrobial drugs.… Read more

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Share the Care – July!

Congratulations Heather for winning our July Share-The-Care draw. Thanks to all for Sharing!

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My Dental Health Newsletter

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Office Closed

Our dental office will be closed the weeks of August 10-14 and August 31-Sept 4. We are open for hygiene appointments during the weeks of August 17th and Aug 24th.… Read more

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