Priya lochana Gajendran

Department of Periodontics, Saveetha Dental College and Hospitals, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences, Saveetha University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India


  • Research   
    Current Trends in Antibiotics Prescription Following Dental Implant Placement: A Hospital Based Assessment
    Author(s): Subasree Soundarajan and Priya lochana Gajendran*

    Aim: The aim of the study is to assess the antibiotics preferred following implant placement in the hospital set up in Saveetha Institute of Medical & Technical Science (SIMATS). Materials & method: This hospital based study was carried out by retrospective analysis of the data from the patient records. Patient records from June 2019 to March 2020 were assessed. 574 patient records were studied. Parameters assessment: A) Demographic details-Patient Name, Patient Identity number (PID no.), Age, Sex, Medical history, (B) Implant parameters-Implant site, type of implant procedure (Single versus multiple implants), bone grafting procedures, (C) Antibiotic parameters - Drug of choice & dosage of antibiotics prescribed. Chi square tests were performed to assess the relationship between antibiotics with systemic status, single versus multiple implants, and bone grafting procedure.. Read More»

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