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Should I tell my dentist that I have hepatitis c?

5 doctors weighed in
Dr. James Wright
Dentistry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Absolutely

While we treat sterilization of instruments and operatories the same either way.
.. It may be important for your best care for your dentist to know and properly care for you.

In brief: Absolutely

While we treat sterilization of instruments and operatories the same either way.
.. It may be important for your best care for your dentist to know and properly care for you.
Dr. James Wright
Dr. James Wright
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Dr. Vivek Huilgol
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Hep C and dentist

The dentist should be practicing with standard precautions for you and all their patients - to protect themselves, you and the other patients.
Nonetheless it is a principle to keep your health care professionals informed about all your history not an edited list... So yes you should tell your dentist.

In brief: Hep C and dentist

The dentist should be practicing with standard precautions for you and all their patients - to protect themselves, you and the other patients.
Nonetheless it is a principle to keep your health care professionals informed about all your history not an edited list... So yes you should tell your dentist.
Dr. Vivek Huilgol
Dr. Vivek Huilgol
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Dr. John Thaler
Dentistry - Prosthodontics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Absolutely

Should be on your medical update.
This is extremely important. If the dentist contracts this, then they may infect others, as well as lose their career.

In brief: Absolutely

Should be on your medical update.
This is extremely important. If the dentist contracts this, then they may infect others, as well as lose their career.
Dr. John Thaler
Dr. John Thaler
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