Dentist

Can I have my teeth cleaned by dentist using a sonic scaler.

He did not seem to know and as I am a newbie I thought I could ask

one of you lovely people. I recentlyhad my pacemaker recallibrated

and am now quite happy with it. Thank you


3 Comments

yes

by Tracey_E - 2023-05-11 10:04:03

It's fine! Just make sure they don't put the cable across your chest. It needs to go under the chair, which is where they'd normally have it anyway. 

Hi

by Penguin - 2023-05-11 10:11:28

Hello and welcome! 

I'm assuming 'recallibrated' means that you've had your settings tweaked to suit you since having it implanted?  If so, I'm pleased to hear that you're happy with it. 

Re: Sonic descalers. 

Dentists often ask about this. If you have just had a new device implanted it will be safe with the sonic descaler.  The problem with descalers pre-dates modern devices.

  If your dentist wants extra reassurance ask your EPs secretary to write your dentist a short file letter confirming this or ask the manufacturer of your pacemaker for a fact sheet for dentists.  

Best Wishes. 

DENTIST

by docklock - 2023-05-11 11:46:31

Visited mine last month.  Told him I had a PM. He used the sonic scaler --- NO problems. 

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