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How to take care of your teeth: For congenital heart patients  
Abstract:  This handout is section 9 of the "Congenital Heart Conditions" notebook. It briefly explains the importance of daily dental care to help prevent bacteria from entering the bloodstream and causing a life-threatening heart infection. It also includes a list of what a patient with a congenital heart condition needs to tell their dentist.
Author: Regional Heart Center
Publisher/Date/Rev:  University of Washington Medical Center, 2009, August 1, 2012
UWMC Availability:  Regional Heart Center
General Topics:  Patient Care Procedures & Instructions; Health Promotion & Disease Prevention
Specific Subject(s):  Tooth; Congenital Heart Disease
Language(s):  English
Audience:  Caregiver; Patient
Format: Flyer
Reading Level: Easy
Cost: Unknown
Web Site Location:  http://healthonline.washington.edu/

Health Online Citation #3713

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