ALLERGY TO LATEX

Latex Gloves

Latex Gloves

   Natural rubber latex is a common ingredient found in many consumer products, such as balloons, balls, appliance cords, hoses, hot water bottles, pacifiers, swimwear, toys, tires, condoms, rubber bands and shoes. Latex also can be found in many medical or dental supplies and devices, such as masks, gloves, syringes, catheters, dressings, tape and bandages.??Unlike some consumer goods made from synthetic (manmade) latex, such as house paint, natural rubber latex is derived from a milky substance found in rubber trees (Hevea brasiliensis).??While many people come in safe contact with latex-containing products every day, some susceptible individuals have developed hypersensitivity to proteins derived from natural rubber latex, which can cause allergic reactions.

 

 

By: Brian R. Guldbek, D.D.S.

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Brian Guldbek, DDS Dr. Brian R. Guldbek is committed to providing comprehensive and complete dentistry to his patients. He fosters patient relationships based on mutual trust, excellent customer service and the best personalized patient care available. Our team is devoted to restoring, enhancing and maintaining your teeth using conservative, state of the art dental procedures

About Brian Guldbek, DDS

Dr. Brian R. Guldbek is committed to providing comprehensive and complete dentistry to his patients. He fosters patient relationships based on mutual trust, excellent customer service and the best personalized patient care available. Our team is devoted to restoring, enhancing and maintaining your teeth using conservative, state of the art dental procedures

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