In fact if you are allergic to penicillin please click this link. Being allergic to penicillin carries more risk for implants and bone grafting.
Antibiotics are commonly needed for procedures that involved cutting through bone or addition of bone graft materials. There is a limited supply of new blood vessels that can get your natural immune system’s protection in the first few days following a significant procedures such as a surgical extraction, a bone graft, sinus graft, apicoectomy and dental implants.
Antibiotics are extremely helpful in many situations. I also discuss common questions such as antibiotic resistance and what happens with common stomach issues and what to do about them.
I think you will find this video helpful. Please feel free to ask questions below.
Ramsey A. Amin, D.D.S.
Diplomate of the American Board of Oral Implantology /Implant Dentistry
Fellow-American Academy of Implant Dentistry