Management of the dental patient receiving corticosteroid medications

Kenneth L. Kalkwarf, James E. Hinrichs, David H. Shaw

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Many dental patients are receiving long-term systemic corticosteroid therapy. Such therapy may have a profound effect upon risk of infection, wound healing, and ability to handle stress. A discussion of the adverse effects that may accompany corticosteroid therapy is followed by guidelines for mangement of the patient receiving such medication and requiring dental therapy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)396-400
Number of pages5
JournalOral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology
Issue number4
StatePublished - Oct 1982
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine
  • General Dentistry


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