Latex Allergies have become more common in recent years.  Latex is widely used in many products and for those who have latex allergies, avoiding exposure can be challenging.  If you have a latex allergy, please inform us and remind us at each session (please!).  We have gloves and rubber dams that contain no latex and will not provoke any allergic reactions.  When we do use latex gloves, we only use the powderless variety since they minimize  the latex dust in our office. Trace amounts of latex do remain in the air , but for most patients with latex allergies, these air bourne particles haven’t been a problem.