A 28-year-old female asked:
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abcess on a tooth.retreated with a 2nd root canal and antibiotic. i still have temporary filling. want to get pregnant asap. can i start trying now?

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Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
See your dentist: It sounds as if it should not be a problem, but the best source is the dentist treating you.
Answered on Nov 22, 2013
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Dr. Charles Lockhart
8 years experience Dentistry
Probably: If the root canal has been deemed successful by the dentist, i can't think of a reason not to get pregnant. Has a crown or cover for the tooth been suggested?
Answered on Jan 24, 2015
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
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2 days: It often takes 2 days or more for antibiotic to begin to work. You should start seeing improvement by now. If not, call your treating Dentist.
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Finalize: Once the teeth are comfortable and stable, final restorations need to be placed to protect the remainder of the teeth. These will be determined by th ... Read More
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Ans: You need to see the dentist more going on in this tooth.

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