Medical History Mysteries: Clindamycin and dental prophylaxis—what's changed, and why?

Nov. 16, 2022
The topic of antibiotic prophylaxis is always important, sometimes confusing, and always evolving. Drs. Pamela Maragliano-Muniz and Tom Viola discuss the latest info you need to know.

It's been over a year since the American Heart Association recommended that clinicians stop using clindamycin as the first choice for antibiotic prophylaxis in dentistry, but there's still a lot of confusion. Get ready to dive into this mystery!

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Editor’s note: This article first appeared in Through the Loupes newsletter, a publication of the Endeavor Business Media Dental Group. Read more articles and subscribe to Through the Loupes.