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Bleeding and Anticoagulation – Special Considerations for Patients on Blood Thinners
Dr. Alibhai will discuss the precautions that must be taken when treating a patient who is taking anticoagulants. Blood thinners interfere with the body’s normal clotting process, which is a cause for concern when performing dental procedures that induce bleeding. These procedures include but are not limited to routine cleanings, periodontal surgery, extractions, and implants.