People with stable angina can be treated like any other patients, with a few differences. dentist should have oxygen and nitroglycerin available during your visit and should consult with physician before the appointment to evaluate condition.
People with unstable angina should not receive elective dental care. Emergency dental care should be performed under continuous heart monitoring.
(A) The patient should the treating dentist a complete list of the names and dosages of all the drugs you are taking for your heart condition (as well as any other prescription or nonprescription drugs that you may be taking). This will help the dentist in deciding on the best course of treatment .
(B) Any of the procedure should be carried out only after a written permission from a certified cardiologist. Without certified consultation no treatment should be tried.
(C) The dentist should record the address and contact of the treating cardiologist of the patient in case there might be some need to talk to him/her.
(D) Any major surgical should only be carried out in the presence of a certified cardiologist.
Surgically Constructed Systemic Pulmonary Shunts or Conduits)
Moderate-Risk Patients (i.e., Rheumatic, Congenital, or Other Acquired Valvular Heart Disease, Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy, and Mitral Valve Prolapse with Regurgitation and/or Thickened Leaflets) Who are Undergoing Invasive Dental Procedures