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can pregnant women get teeth pulled

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
51 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
Dr. James Beck
11 years experience Dentistry
Usually ok: I prefer to not do any dental work on pregnant women during the first and third trimesters because those are critical stages. I really don't have any ... Read More

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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Boniface Ikejiani
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: There has not been dental issues associated as risk factor for preeclampsia. Nonetheless if you have any dental issues, it is important to see your d ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Megan Bird
19 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: There are some things to avoid in pregnancy like nitrous oxide (laughing gas) and certain antibiotics. Short of that, dental care is encouraged. Poo ... Read More
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Dr. Matt Fulmer
15 years experience Dentistry
Yes: As far as treatment is concerned it is best to limit dental work to emergency procedures only and it is preferred for these to be done during the firs ... Read More
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Dr. Thomas Davis
36 years experience Dentistry
Precautions: Caution is needed in the first trimester as well as prescription and non-prescription drugs. Please let your dentist know if you are pregnant.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Anyone , infant to older adult can catch the strains of virus that can trigger the hfm pattern.Pregnancy does not confer protection from the germ. If ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Prabu Raman
38 years experience Dentistry
Infection spread: Based on your age I am guessing that these teeth are decayed ; broken down to "need" extraction. These are most likely infected. This infection of the ... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Megan Bird
19 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
YES: If you have an infection or cavity it is recommended that you get it pulled as soon as it is found. Most pain medications, antibiotics and procedures ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Don't be afraid..: Extraction of wisdom teeth is a routine procedure. Speak to your oral surgeon for an explanation of the procedure, and discuss antianxiety meds or eve ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Quon
42 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Ideally: Most surgeons prefer to remove wisdom teeth before the roots are fully developed, which typically is during the teenage years. If you are having a pr ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Van der Werff
39 years experience Dentistry
Very little: With modern anesthesia and sedation it is possible that you may not feel any pain. Check with your dentist before starting to get an idea of your con ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
No: No. The primary reasone are if they are causing pain, if there isn't enough room and they may cause crowding of the other teeth, if they are erupted a ... Read More

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