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can i have a filling done while pregnant

A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes, you can!: In general, dental work such as fillings are safe in pregnancy as is the numbing medicine injected to make it comfortable. Nitrous oxide gas for dent ... Read More

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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Don't worry: Your dental treatment will have no ill effect on your baby. Congrats !
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morey Furman
36 years experience Dentistry
Yes: Dental work has no ill effect on pregnancy.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
50 years experience Dentistry
Pregnant women: I personally prefer to delay all elective dental treatment until after the baby is born. It is my understanding that any local anesthetic given to the ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victor Zeines
50 years experience Dentistry
Depends: If you are in your first trimester you should not have xrays taken i would also make sure that the anesthetic used does not have epinephrine...Otherwi ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gena Kluwe
30 years experience Internal Medicine
If I understand ur : Question to be that you broke a filling and swallowed it; will your baby be okay? The answer is don't worry about it. It will pass through your GI tr ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Call your dentist: Tooth filling is not harmful in any way. On the contrary, if you accidentally aspirate a filling into your lungs, it could cause an infection. Don&#x2 ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Karsant
38 years experience Dentistry
Silver filling: They generally leak slowly over time and more so after the first two years even if they look fine according to research. As to harmful-in my opinion n ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Don't be..: .. Nervous. They are safe whether you are pregnant or not. You and your child will be fine.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quynh-Thu Gigi Doan
14 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: You want to limit your exposure to mercury in pregnancy, which is why there are only certain kinds of seafood that are safe to consume in pregnancy.
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