In DOAC era, dentists are still stopping anticoagulants before tooth extractions

One in three dentists say they would stop anticoagulants in patients undergoing tooth extraction, despite guidelines saying this is unnecessary and may put patients at risk of serious thrombotic events such as stroke. A survey of 89 dental practitioners in WA found that 57 (36%) would advise stopping anticoagulants and antiplatelets for between 24-72 hours ...

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