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Dental Cleaning and Heart Health

Dental Cleaning and Heart Health

Dear Dr. SerVaas, I have mitral valve prolapse, and my dentist said it’s no longer necessary to take an antibiotic before I have my teeth cleaned. But I read that Bobby Darin died at 37 after having his teeth cleaned. Should I insist on taking an antibiotic before teeth cleaning? Dee Post cardiology consultant Dr. […] ... More