Tell Your Dentist All Medicines, Vitamins, and Supplements You Take

8 Dec

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Certain prescription drugs for allergieshigh blood pressure, or depression can cause dry mouth, which increases the risk of tooth decay and gum problems. Some medications and dietary supplementscan thin your blood, increasing the risk of bleeding when you have dental work done. It’s very important for your dental team to know about all the pills you take, including supplements that you may not think of as serious medicine.

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