Investigation of reactions to dental materials.

  title={Investigation of reactions to dental materials.},
  author={David J. Gawkrodger},
  journal={The British journal of dermatology},
  volume={153 3},
Patients undergoing dental treatment can be exposed to a wide range of potential allergens, but adverse events seem infrequent. Patients with symptoms or signs of stomatitis, burning, tingling, cheilitis, oral lichenoid lesions, lip and facial swelling may relate their problems to dental treatment or to the use of dental products. Investigation for immediate type or delayed type hypersensitivity is indicated using patch testing, prick testing and blood tests for allergen-specific IgE. The main… CONTINUE READING


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