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When undergoing dental procedures such as tooth extractions or oral surgery, it is common for our office to prescribe medications to ensure optimal healing and manage any discomfort or pain. These medications may be antibiotics to prevent or treat infections, or pain relievers to alleviate post-operative pain. It is crucial to provide our office with a comprehensive medical history, including a list of all medications you are currently taking.

Sharing your medical history helps us avoid any potential drug interactions between medications used in dentistry and those prescribed by other healthcare providers. Certain medications can have adverse effects when combined, so it is important to disclose all the medications you are taking, including over-the-counter drugs, supplements, and herbal remedies.

If you have any known allergies or adverse reactions to specific medications, it is vital for our office to be aware of them. This allows us to select the appropriate medications that are safe for you and minimize the risk of an allergic reaction.

If you are prescribed medication by our office, it is essential to follow the dosage instructions precisely. Take the medication as directed, at the recommended intervals, and for the full duration of the prescription, even if you start feeling better before completing it. Finishing the entire prescription helps ensure the effectiveness of the medication and prevents the recurrence of infection or complications.

If you have any concerns or questions about the prescribed medication, don't hesitate to reach out to our office for clarification. We are here to provide guidance and support throughout your dental treatment process.

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