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Allergy to dental materials

Exposure to certain dental materials causes hypersensitive reactions in the body showing symptoms which vary from mild to severe. The common dental allergens include latex , metals especially nickel ,chromium ,copper ,resin like dimethacrylate and monomethacrylate resins ,bonding agents ,alloys containing mercury ,platinum ,silver etc .Research shows that everyday dental practice is exposed to a wide range of dental allergens .However more extensive research have to be done in this matter to make more accurate conclusions on dental material allergy.Dr.Gupta’s IAFA is the best destination for the treatment of all allergies including allergy to dental materials.

SYMPTOMS

  • Symptoms of allergic dermatitis like dryness, flaking, itching, and redness, cracking or blistering of skin.
  • Breathlessness 
  • Heart rate changes
  • Rhinitis
  • Edema
  • Burning sensation
  • Erythematic lesions

ETIOLOGY

Exposure to

  • latex 
  • metals especially nickel ,chromium ,copper 
  • resin like dimethacrylate and monomethacrylate resins 
  • bonding agents 
  • alloys containing mercury ,platinum ,silver

PREVENTIVE MEASURES

  • Suspected allergens should be confirmed by allergy test beforehand.
  • Eliminate the use of probable allergy causing materials.
  • Use latex free gloves and nickel free alloys to prevent life threatening allergic reactions and further complications.
  • The dental team should be well equipped with anti-allergic drugs and measures in case of occurrence of a hypersensitive reaction.
  • Be more careful and vigilant while using potential allergens like latex, nickel, methacrylate, eugenol, polyether impression materials etc.

Dr.Gupta’s IAFA is the best destination for the treatment of all allergies including allergy to dental materials. Institute of Applied Food Allergy®has proven to be the best in Ayurvedic management of allergies through treating plenty of cases with high success rates”.

Reach IAFA for an Allergy free life through Ayurveda!!!

 

-Allergist, Dr. Sahil Gupta

Bachelor of Ayurveda Medicine & Surgery
Master’s in Health Administration

Diet in Allergy to dental materials

PATHYA (DO’s)

  • Avoid exposure to allergens
  • Follow personal hygiene, low carbohydrate, and light vegetarian food.

APATHYA (DONT’s)

  • Avoid yougurt,prawns ,chocolates,jaggery ,non-vegetarian food in general.

YOGA THERAPY

  • Trikonasana
  • Bhujangasana
  • Janusheershasana
  • Uttanasana

PRANYAMA

  • sitaali
  • Kapalbati

MUDRA THERAPY 

  • Brahma mudra
  • Prana mudra 

AYURVEDIC MANAGEMENT

Allergic reaction can be related as a disease of vyadhiksmatva (immunity) caused due to weak Agni (dihestive fire), Ama (improper metabolism causing severe inactivity) accumulation, hereditary factors, Prakriti (constitution) of individual etc. Doshic predominance of symptoms has to be identified and treatment is formulated accordingly. Nidanaparivarchana or avoidance of exposure to allergens is the initial step in management.

INTERNAL MEDICINES

  • Haridrakanda
  • Guduchyadikasaya

EXTERNAL MEDICINES

  • Eladitaila
  • Dineshavalyaditaila

PURIFACTORY THERAPY

  • Nasya (nasal medication therapy) 
  • Rakthamoksha(blood letting)

SINGLE DRUGS USED

  • Brahmi (Bacopamonerii)
  • Neem (Azadirachtaindica)
  • Haridra (Curcuma longa)
  • Guduchi (Tinosporacordifolia)

REJUVANATION THERAPY (RASAYANA)

  • Madhusnoohirasayana

Article Written By: Dr. Sahil Gupta, Ayurvedic Allergist

Frequently Asked Questions

Question) What are the major causative materials for dental allergy?

Answer) The major dental allergens include latex , metals especially nickel ,chromium ,copper ,resin like dimethacrylate and monomethacrylate resins ,bonding agents ,alloys containing mercury ,platinum and silver.

Question) What are the major symptoms of dental allergy?

Answer) The major symptoms are  dryness, flaking, itching, and redness, cracking and blistering.

Question) Is there any treatment in Ayurveda for dental allergies?

Answer) Yes,Ayurveda has successful treatment for dental allergies through internal and external measures.

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