A 48-year-old female asked:
is i.v. sedation (midazolam+fentanyl) for dental procedure, safe for hypertensive/tachycardic person who is on coversyl? is there no side effect?
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Pharmacology 44 years experience
Interaction Check: We don't have Coversyl here in the U.S, but it's in the drug class called ACE inhibitors, of which we have many. ACE inhibitors should not interact with fentanyl+midazolam that you will be receiving for your procedure. However, make sure your dentist knows you're on a ACE inhibitor.Unrelated to your question,any dentist using sedation should have resuscitative equipment and supplies in the office.
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Is it true that fluoride can cause tooth discoloration in children?
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Pediatrics 48 years experience
Yes: Fluoride, which occurs naturally in some city water supplies, is incorporated into children's developing teeth and helps to prevent tooth decay. Many municipalities have carefully added Fluoride to their water. Unfortunately, too much Fluoride may cause discoloration of the enamel. You should speak to your pedodontist or pediatrician about the proper amount of Fluoride for your child.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
I had recent dental surgery, am I more susceptible to getting endocarditis?
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Family Medicine 31 years experience
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A 21-year-old member asked:
What are the precautions for dental cleanings-prophylaxis without deep subgingival scaling of children with sickle cell anemia?
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Pediatrics 33 years experience
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Can I get braces with bone loss.Think my overbite could be causing front teeth to be loose?
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Dentistry 38 years experience
Yes: However, it is imperative that the periodontal disease (bone loss) be treated so that you are in good periodontal health and in a maintainable level of periodontal health. See a periodontist before beginning the orthodontic therapy. I can provide you with a local good periodontist via e-mail (dhschneid@gmail.Com).
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A 27-year-old male asked:
My lip is still partly swollen 6 weeks after I had a wisdom tooth extracted. Is this normal?
3 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Dentistry 15 years experience
Wisdom teeth: No. This is not typical. You should get it evaluated by the doctor that extracted the wisdom tooth.
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Last updated Nov 25, 2016
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