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Do you have allergies let your dentist know?

Posted on 3/21/2022 by Elmwood Dental Group
Do you have allergies let your dentist know?Many people may not consider seeing a dentist to be a high priority. People avoid going to the dentist for a variety of reasons, the most common of which is a dread of uncomfortable treatments. Some people will have a valid reason to avoid going to the dentist, and allergy is one of them. When you come in for your appointment, tell the dentist about your allergies; this will aid in the check-up and treatment procedure. If you have any allergies, speak with your dentist before your operation and inform him or her of any difficulties that may impact you.

Anesthesia Allergy

Following local anesthetic, there may be a response. Anxiety and hyperventilation can also cause symptoms following anesthetic usage. Some preservatives, such as methylparaben, are added to local anesthetics and cause responses. When visiting the dentist, people may be subjected to operations that need anesthetics, such as fillings, which might cause allergic responses in certain patients.

Latex Allergy

Latex is a rubber substance that may be found in a variety of health care goods, such as rubber in examination gloves. Latex can cause allergic symptoms such as hives, itching, throat tightness, asthma, anaphylaxis, and trouble breathing in some people. This allergic response might be caused by a dentist who uses latex gloves during a dental examination. Before undergoing any treatment, speak with the dentist if you have any of these responses. We'll find a way to treat your allergies while simultaneously providing you with the oral care you require.

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