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      Frequently Asked Questions About Celiac Disease   09/30/2015

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I am always so aware of everything that goes in or near my mouth.

Tomorrow I visit the dentist and I am concerned about the tools, rubber gloves

and materials that he uses.

Should I be?

Any advice.

Thanks.

Rod.

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I wouldn't worry about the gloves (usually cornstarch if anything) or tools. If they clean, tell them to use plain unflavored pumice (or take your own toothpaste). If you have to be numbed avoid the topical numbing agent unless you can check it out.

richard

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Thanks very much Richard. :D

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You may also want to take oyur own floss, oral b floss is not gluten-free

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how did you make out at the dentist?

my dentist and the kids dentist are Well aware of it.....our ped dentist even has a BIL with Celiac.....

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