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How can I alleviate pain at the dentist if I am pregnant?

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Dr. Christopher Sizemore
15 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Dentist + pregnancy: The local anesthetic injections typically used for routine dental procedures are safe in pregnancy. Poor dental hygiene, cavities and other oral infections have been linked to obstetrical complications. Therefore, it is very important to visit the dentist regularly and do not delay any necessary procedures. Discuss any concerns with your ob.
Answered on Jun 10, 2015
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