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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Dental Care: As a general rule of thumb routine cleanings and minor treatment is perfectly safe during pregnancy. Unless you are in a high risk situation you shoul ... Read More
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Fillings while preg: Generally treatment done during during 2nd trimester. Existence of infection (decayed tooth, gum disease, etc) poses risks to you and your child. Thes ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Pregnancy and Tx: Most dentists & doctors agree that all elective dental treatment should be postponed until after delivery. Any necessary dental treatment in healthy w ... Read More
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Dr. Peter Karsant
38 years experience Dentistry
Yes and no: First trimester no. After that yes with obgyns permission as all pregnancies are different.
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Dr. Kayvon Javid
19 years experience Dentistry
At the right time: Dental treatments during the first trimester and second half of the third trimester should be avoided as much as possible. These are critical times in ... Read More
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Dr. James Goodrich
38 years experience Neurosurgery
Dental pain: A consultation with a neurologist that deals with pain management would be the best route to go. In more severe cases like trigeminal neuralgia there ... Read More
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Dr. Gary Chapman
34 years experience Orthodontics
Advil (ibuprofen): Many new dental fillings will be sensitive for a few days to weeks after the filling is placed. Think healing time. Ibuprofen products are quite goo ... Read More
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Dr. Allan Hawryluk
18 years experience Dentistry
Avoid hot/cold and..: After the freezing wears off it is best not to drink anything extremely hot or cold because the nerves of the teeth may be inflamed. In addition, it h ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dominick Curalli
19 years experience Dentistry
Yes: After a root canal, your tooth will at the very least need to have a filling placed to close the access hole where the root canal was done. In back t ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jake Richards
11 years experience Dentistry
No: Not at all. Though contents of dental materials alone at high enough concentrations could be considered toxic they are not a source of concern with i ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Dental sealants: Dental sealants are thin plastic coatings that are applied to the grooves on the chewing surfaces of the back teeth to protect them from tooth decay. ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Davis
35 years experience Dentistry
Extractions: The more a tooth is traumatized throughout the years, the greater risk of needing a root canal. With fillings getting larger and larger the tooth beco ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Thaler
40 years experience Prosthodontics
Sure: Swimming is fine. Have fun. Know that if you are numb, you may be thinking your mouth / lips are closed when they are not. This = taking on water, so, ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Bobbitt
31 years experience Dentistry
Yes, but...: Usually for a short time only. Like a cut in the skin, it is normal to be tender for a couple of days until it heals. Deep fillings and cracked teeth ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Yes: Just make sure to inform your Dentist (and all health care practitioners) about any and all medications that you are taking.
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