Part 1 of “Perioperative Management of Oral Antithrombotics in Dentistry and Oral Surgery” covered the physiological process of hemostasis and the pharmacology of both traditional and novel oral antiplatelets and anticoagulants. Part 2 of this review discusses various factors that are considered when developing a perioperative management plan for patients on oral antithrombotic therapy in consultation with dental professionals and managing physicians. Additionally included are how thrombotic and thromboembolic risks are assessed as well as how patient- and procedure-specific bleeding risks are evaluated. Special attention is given to the bleeding risks associated with procedures encountered when providing sedation and general anesthesia within the office-based dental environment.

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