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Dentistry and Allergies Part 4: Penicillin and Codeine

Dentistry and Allergies Part 4: Penicillin and Codeine

Posted on by Dr. Robert Axelrad (Brampton Dentist)

We conclude our series on common dental allergies with a brief look at two medications that are frequently prescribed to patients – penicillin and codeine. Penicillin An allergy to penicillin is very common…it includes 10 % of all people. It … Continue reading

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Dentistry and Allergies: Part One-Latex Allergy

Dentistry and Allergies: Part One-Latex Allergy

Posted on by Dr. Robert Axelrad (Brampton Dentist)

AHH CHOO…If it were as simple as just a sneeze, then there would be no reason for concern. You may want to review the last blog. Before we even meet with a patient, a thorough medical history needs to be … Continue reading

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Anaphylaxis

Anaphylaxis

Posted on by Dr. Robert Axelrad (Brampton Dentist)

Anaphylaxis is a severe acute allergic reaction that progresses quickly and can lead to death; therefore, immediate medical attention is necessary. It occurs when an individual is exposed to an allergen. An allergen is a substance which causes the allergic … Continue reading

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Our office is now open. We are taking the following precautions to combat COVID-19;

  • A plexiglass barrier stands on the front desk in the waiting room.
  • All patients have their temperature taken with a non-touch digital infra-red thermometer.
  • All staff wear mask, gloves, gown, bonnet, goggles and face shield.
  • Hand sanitizers are readily available for staff and patient use.
  • Patients will wait outside or in their car until their appointment time.
  • No visitors are permitted in the office.
  • Social distancing will remain in effect in the office.
  • Patients experiencing influenza-like-illness (fever with a cough, sore throat or muscle aches) should not come to the office.
  • Air purifiers with hepa filters have been installed in each operatory and waiting room.
  • All COVID-19 precautions put forth by both the dental and hygiene boards have been put into force in the office.

We look forward to seeing you soon. 
Dr Axelrad and Staff