Occupational Contact Dermatitis in Dental Personnel

  • Thomas RustemeyerEmail author
  • Peter J. Frosch
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This chapter describes different aspects of occupational contact dermatitis of dental personnel. In particular, occupational skin problems of dentists, dental assistants, dental technicians, and orthodontists will be discussed.


Allergic contact dermatitis Dental personnel Irritant contact dermatitis Methacrylate contact sensitizers 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Dermatology and AllergologyVU University Medical CenterAmsterdamThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Klinikum Dortmund, Department of DermatologyUniversity of Witten/HerdeckeDortmundGermany

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