Clifford Materials Reactivity Testing (CMRT) is a laboratory screening process used to help identify existing sensitivity problems to various chemical groups and families of compounds in an individual patient. This process is currently being implemented in the CMRT Dental Test. After a patient’s test has been completed, the patient’s reactivity test results are compiled in a report. We are currently reporting on over 11,000 trade-named dental products and 94 chemical groups and families. We have also added a Orthopedic panel reporting on over 3900 trade-named products for surgical applications.
In modern society we come in contact with many substances every day in the food we eat, the products we use and the treatments we receive.
Because each of us possesses a unique biochemistry, these substances effect each of us differently and in varying degrees. For some, the effects of certain substances (and their corrosion byproducts) can be toxic and hazardous, and may result in serious health problems. A substance which causes little or no reaction in one individual can prove harmful to another.
Since these effects may vary in each of us, it is vital that these factors be considered when choosing dental and other materials for use in the body, especially in patients with special or unique health concerns.
Clifford Materials Reactivity Testing (CMRT) provides dentists and physicians with extensive information about their patient’s individual sensitivities so that least offensive materials can be chosen and used in their treatments.
I've read several posts, have some of the same problems and see we have a common factor...the composite resin
I just found this forum... Here is my recent painful experience. I had some bonding work done to close the gaps between four teeth. Later the day after the bonding work, I experienced many of the symptoms described here by others. Over the next week, my symptoms worsened - sore/burning/swollen tongue and inner cheeks, taste changes, etc. I went from doctor to doctor (gen med to ENT), trying to find out what was happening. It become an obsession since I have never experienced those symptoms before and I am 45 yoa. Finally, I went back into the dentist and demanded to see all product sheets for the glues/resins/composite materials etc. to try and learn more. That's when it all came together. These materials are full of acrylates and other chemicals that are known in the med literature as allergens and irritants to a percentage of the population. In fact, if one wikipedias the symptoms and looks at possible causes, these chemicals are often mentioned, esp acrylates. It was then that I said to my dentist - I need the bonding materials removed from my mouth. The dentist removed all of the material and in the meantime, gave me a mouth rinse with a steroid/lidocaine/maloox, which numbs but hekps immensely. No, none of us are going crazy... There are reasons and they often in this regard are the chemicals being used to produce these dental products. Much more information needs to be given to patience. I'm trying to recover now, but still have swelling/irritation.
Good luck to all!
I recently had a large composite resin filling. 3-days later I broke out in full body hives which have lasted over a month and I've developed food allergies for the first time in my life* to foods I've always eaten: tuna, sausage, tortillas, burritos, etc.
Every day now I have to watch what I eat, and am always wondering if I'll have to run for benedryl or to the hospital with my next meal. I now want these 2 resin filled teeth out of my mouth now!
Thanks for posting this.
A few years back I had the white plastic fillings put into a tooth within 5 days
I broke out in hives all over my body, plus my face was all distorted ended up in the Hospital.Took me over a year and a half to figure out the cause it was the filling, Had it removed and within 5 or so days the hives started to go away. My body became my own again. Hive free for three years. Then I went to a Dentist again he asked me if I would like to try the white plastic filling Being stupid I said yes lets give it a try. Well within 5 days hives appeared all over my body This time right away went back and had the filling removed. again within five days they started to subside.
This was two weeks ago. They are still lingering but much much mucch less than my first time. DEFFINETLY THE WHITE PLASTIC MIXTURE can cause Hives on some people.
Hies happened to me on two different occasions the first time my face became distorted hives all over my body around four days after the white plastic filling put in I was stupid enough to not figure it out until many many
months later than four years later My new dentist said do you want to try this
filling again. Mistake i said yes within five days Broke out in HIVES all over my body had the filling removed almost right away within 6 days the hives subsided it took around 14 days to almost be hive free. That was a week ago.
THIS STUFF SHOULD BE OUTLAWED in the DENTIST OFFICE. and the Dentist that gives it should experience Hives from it for two weeks this way they understand the harm it can do. RUSSELL GIBSON NEW JERSEY