Originally Posted by rogerm213
Are there any special concerns I should know about for dentist visits. I have an appt for a cleaning next week and was wondering if I need to do anything special before hand. Should I call ahead and warn them and tell them what medications I am taking? One other issue that may need to be mentioned is my platelet count is also in the toilet so perhaps I should put off the appt until that is back where it needs to be.
I think it is always important to let any physician taking care of you know about any medical problems/ medications.
As to the platelet count, it depends how low it is and what the dentist is planning to do.