Everyday Oral Surgery

Exploring if a Self-Reported Allergy to Penicillin and the Administration of Clindamycin Is a Risk Factor for Implant Failure, with Dr. Naushad Edibam

October 23, 2023 Grant Stucki - oral and maxillofacial surgeon Episode 214
Everyday Oral Surgery
Exploring if a Self-Reported Allergy to Penicillin and the Administration of Clindamycin Is a Risk Factor for Implant Failure, with Dr. Naushad Edibam
Show Notes

In this episode, we dive deep into the world of oral and maxillofacial surgery with Dr. Naushad Edibam. Join us as we explore a critical topic in the field: the potential risks associated with self-reported allergies to clindamycin during implant procedures. Dr. Edibam, a renowned expert in oral surgery, shares his expertise and research findings, shedding light on whether a patient's reported clindamycin allergy can influence the success or failure of dental implants. With a focus on evidence-based insights, we delve into the implications for practitioners and their patients. Hear about his latest research findings on the subject and the latest developments in implantology. Discover the potential risk factors, steps to follow for high-risk patients, common pitfalls, how to properly identify an allergy, and much more. Tune in to stay at the forefront of oral and maxillofacial surgery knowledge with Dr. Naushad Edibam!


Key Points From This Episode:

  • We start by hearing about Dr. Edibam’s training and practice setup.
  • Dr. Naushad Edibam shares what got him interested in the topic.
  • An overview of the findings from his systematic review article.
  • Reasons for the association of dental failure with administering clindamycin.
  • Protocol for identifying genuine medical penicillin allergies.
  • Obvious signs of high-risk patients and the steps to follow.
  • The underlying reasons why clindamycin may be a cause for concern.
  • Alternatives to administering clindamycin to patients.
  • Essential recommendations and advice for administering antibiotics.
  • We discuss whether antibiotics are needed for implant patients.
  • His approach to administering antibiotics to patients.
  • Gaps, data limitations, and where more research is needed. 
  • Possible ways to reduce the potential of implant failure.
  • Our usual rapid-fire questions!


Links Mentioned in Today’s Episode:

Dr. Naushad Edibam — https://www.stamfordoms.com/p/oral-surgeon-Stamford-CT-Naushad-Edibam-DMD-p20861.asp

Dr. Naushad Edibam Email — nedibam@stamfordoms.com

NCBI - WWW Error Blocked Diagnostic — https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/37102260/

AME'S Dental College and Hospital — https://www.amesdentalcollege.com/

Buddha's Brainhttps://www.amazon.com/Buddhas-Brain-audiobook/dp/B004CDDLBG/

Ahsokahttps://www.imdb.com/title/tt13622776/

KLS Martin — https://www.klsmartin.com/en/

Everyday Oral Surgery Website — https://www.everydayoralsurgery.com/ 

Everyday Oral Surgery on Instagram — https://www.instagram.com/everydayoralsurgery/ 

Everyday Oral Surgery on Facebook — https://www.facebook.com/EverydayOralSurgery/

Dr. Grant Stucki Email — grantstucki@gmail.com

Dr. Grant Stucki Phone — 720-441-6059