Metals top list of common allergens at the dental office
from Dr. Bicuspid
Which dental materials are responsible for the most contact allergies? Researchers looked at patient data and found metals topped the list, but other common culprits included composites and cosmetic materials. The number of people with allergies is rising, according to the American Academy of Asthma, Allergy & Immunology. Nearly 40% of schoolchildren worldwide have a sensitivity or allergy, and some of those allergens appear in the dental office.
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