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I worried my vulnerability to allergies is the root of the pain in my mouth. What dental objects can instigate allergic reactions?


i am prone to many allergies and have recently started suffering some pains my back teeth. The thing i am worried about most is finding out too late that i am allergic to something at the dentist. What are the things that most people are allergic to at the dentist, just so i can get tested before i go?

thank you doctor

sometimes people can be allergic to components in mouthrinses at the dentist, as well as components of filling materials or other devices such as crowns. Nickel is a common problem.
I would suggest you see your dentist and ask to rinse with plain water. As him to use NON LATEX gloves as people are sometimes allergic to latex. Once he has looked in your mouth he or she should be able to give you an idea of what the cause of your pain is (you won’t of course be allergic to any x-rays he might need to take).
Once you know what the problem is, you can ask your dentist what materials he might use to restore any problem, and then get a list of components and any tests you might need.

Dr Simon Nery

Answer provided by: Dr Jennifer Pinder Retired
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