Mouth Or Dental Injury

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Conditions that may increase the risk for problems after a mouth or dental injury:
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Many conditions, lifestyle choices, medicines, and diseases interfere with one’s ability to heal or fight infection. The person may be at risk for a more serious problem from his or her symptoms if he or she have any of the following. Be sure to tell the health professional in detail.

THE CONDITIONS:-

*Heart valve disease:

*Heart valve replacement

*Previous dental injuries

*Previous dental or gum surgery

*Radiation therapy to the mouth, face, or neck (now or in the past)

*Surgery to remove the spleen

Lifestyle choices:

*Alcohol abuse or withdrawal

*Drug abuse or withdrawal

*Smoking or other tobacco use

Medicines:

*Antiseizure medicines, such as phenytoin

*Birth control pills (oral contraceptives)

*Blood-thinning medicines, such as warfarin, heparin, and aspirin

*Calcium channel blockers, which are used to control high blood pressure or for people with heart problems

*Corticosteroids, such as prednisone

*Medicines that contain gold

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*Medicines to prevent organ transplant rejection

*Medicines used to treat cancer (chemotherapy)

*Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), such as aspirin or ibuprofen

Diseases:

*Cancer

*Crohn’s disease

*Dental disease, such as tooth decay or gum disease

*Diabetes

*Eating disorders, such as anorexia nervosa or bulimia nervosa

*Gastroesophageal reflux disease

*Hemophilia

*Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP)

*Infection of the muscles and valves of the heart (endocarditis)

*Iron deficiency anemia

*Malabsorption syndromes

*Scleroderma

*Sickle cell disease

*Sjögren’s syndrome

*Vitamin deficiencies, such as too little folate, niacin, pyridoxine, riboflavin, vitamin C, and vitamin K
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Sources:MSN Health & Fitness

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