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Biocompatible Testing in Alexandria

Some dental materials such as metals could cause allergies. At Dental Excellence Integrative Center, we offer biocompatibility testing to find if a patient has sensitivities to dental materials. These tests help determine which materials will works best with the patient so we can plan your treatment accordingly. Some patients have sensitivity to metals in jewelry or dental materials. However, they might not understand exactly why they are having allergic reactions. Dental toxicity can lead to health problems. The solution may be to remove the materials to which a patient is sensitive, replacing them with a more biocompatible choice.

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How Does it Work?

Testing for material sensitivity involves a blood test. The test will show materials to which a patient is sensitive, much like an allergy test. The results of the test will help our doctors are Dental Excellence Integrative Center choose a material that is biocompatible for the patient.

Biocompatibility testing is safe and convenient. It can also be a relief for patients who wondered why they were having reactions every time they were at the dentist’s office. To schedule your biocompatibility test, please call us today at (703) 584-5416.