whether patients should stop anticoagulant or antiplatelet meds before dental procedures

Questions often come up about whether patients should stop anticoagulant or antiplatelet meds before dental procedures.

The answer is almost never.

The risk of thrombosis from stopping these drugs is much higher than the risk of bleeding if they are continued.

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