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Friday, May 24, 2013
Nauseous/headache after every dental cleaning
What could be the cause and is it worth mentioning to my hygienist? Is there anything that could alleviate this reaction?
She uses a water pick and the appts are usually 30 min-45 min long.
This is unusual and I have not heard this before. I would mention it to your hygienist. Perhaps taking whatever you take for pain relief prior to your appointment would help.
Michele P Carr, RDH, MA
Associate Professor of Dental Hygiene
Associate Professor of HS Nursing Quality & Research
College of Dentistry
The Ohio State University