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Accidently inhaled several deep breaths of isopropyl alcohol when getting orthodontic retainer mold. Have i killed brain cells? What damage was done?

8 doctors weighed in
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Dentistry - Orthodontics
4 doctors agree

In brief: No damage

First of all a few breaths of isopropyl alcohol once inn your life is not going to do any damage.
Second, orthodontists do not use alcohol-based impression materials. They're made of other chemical compounds, so i doubt it was alcohol that you inhaled. Glad your braces are off--wear your retainers as directed.

In brief: No damage

First of all a few breaths of isopropyl alcohol once inn your life is not going to do any damage.
Second, orthodontists do not use alcohol-based impression materials. They're made of other chemical compounds, so i doubt it was alcohol that you inhaled. Glad your braces are off--wear your retainers as directed.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Dr. Arnold Malerman
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Dr. Joel Doyon
Dentistry - Cosmetic
2 doctors agree

In brief: No damage

You have not killed brain cells, nor was any damage done.

In brief: No damage

You have not killed brain cells, nor was any damage done.
Dr. Joel Doyon
Dr. Joel Doyon
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Dr. Robert Stoner
Dentistry - Orthodontics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No effect

There is are remifications for that. Forget it.

In brief: No effect

There is are remifications for that. Forget it.
Dr. Robert Stoner
Dr. Robert Stoner
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Dr. Robert Stoner
Typo: There are no ramifications for that.
Dr. David Ostreicher
Dentistry - Orthodontics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No damage

According to poison control a few breaths of isopropyl alcohol is not dangerous.

In brief: No damage

According to poison control a few breaths of isopropyl alcohol is not dangerous.
Dr. David Ostreicher
Dr. David Ostreicher
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Dr. William Jakavick
Dentistry - Cosmetic

In brief: Inhalation bad?

That type of occurrance is usually only a problem if it is a repetitive or abuse state.
An incidental exposure is of little or no consequence.

In brief: Inhalation bad?

That type of occurrance is usually only a problem if it is a repetitive or abuse state.
An incidental exposure is of little or no consequence.
Dr. William Jakavick
Dr. William Jakavick
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