Dual antiplatelet therapy and post-operative bleeding following minor oral surgery


This review of bleeding complications in patients on dual antiplatelet therapy compared to patients on single antiplatelet or no antiplatelet therapy for patients undergoing oral surgery included 16 studies but no randomised trials. Findings suggest that dual antiplatelet therapy should not be discontinued but the evidence is of low quality.

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Anticoagulant therapy and dental extractions


This review the bleeding risk of patients continuing or discontinuing oral anticoagulant therapy found no increase bleeding risk in those continuing anticoagulant therapy.

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