Management of biologics in oral surgery

Sophie Mills, Patrick Ryan, Karl Gaffney

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Abstract

Biologics have revolutionised the management of immune-mediated inflammatory disorders, and their growing use has resulted in increasing numbers of these patients presenting in oral surgery settings. While the efficacy of biologics has been well established, they are associated with numerous adverse effects. Several professional bodies have published recommendations on perioperative management of these agents to reduce complications. Currently no specific dental or oral surgery guidance exists. The aim of this paper is to review the current literature and guidance regarding the use of biologics in the perioperative period.

Original languageEnglish
Article number28
JournalJournal of Oral Medicine and Oral Surgery
Volume29
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 31 Aug 2023

Keywords

  • Biological products
  • Infections
  • Oral surgery
  • Oral surgical procedures
  • Postoperative complications

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