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Treatment guidelines

Peri-operative care

Key points

  • Peri-operative management of oral and maxillofacial surgery is optimized by familiarity with established protocols and use of surgical safety checklists
  • Since implant placement is an elective surgery, contraindications should be thoroughly evaluated and balanced versus the benefit of treatment

Clinical topics

Patient assessment
Preoperative procedures

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