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Can I get teeth pulled while pregnant?

Can I get teeth pulled while pregnant?

Yes: If you have an abscessed and painful tooth that needs to be extracted, yes, it is best to have it extracted now so that the infection will not spread and cause harm to you and your baby. It is best to have this done in the second trimester. You should see your dentist for a complete diagnosis to see if the tooth needs to come out now or can wait until after your baby is born. ...Read more

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Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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Can i get teeth pulled even if got filling i filling it cause bad breathed an it not from sinus drainage?

Can i get teeth pulled even if got filling i filling it cause bad breathed an it not from sinus drainage?

Sorry difficult to: Follow your question. Best to be evaluated by your dentist who can perform a clinical and radiographic to best address your concern. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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How expensive is it to get all my teeth pulled?

How expensive is it to get all my teeth pulled?

Not as expensive as.: The cost to replace them. At age 37, that is very young to have all of your teeth removed. At this time, you need to see a dentist for a thorough evaluation to explain what treatment is in your best interest. By no means is life easy without teeth, plus people live longer if they have teeth. If they are all bad, then consider dental implants. ...Read more

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I have to get five teeth pulled. What should I expect?

I have to get five teeth pulled. What should I expect?

Talk with dentist: For the best answer, talk with your dentist prior to the removal of your teeth. Many factors can play a role like your age, your health, the condition of the teeth and location of the teeth. ...Read more

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Can it hurt to get baby teeth pulled?

Can it hurt to get baby teeth pulled?

Anesthesia: Pulling teeth, baby or permanent, is a surgical procedure. Surgery hurts. That's why your dentist or oral surgical specialist will use the appropriate anesthesia (local or general) to make the procedure painless. ...Read more

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How to get teeth pulled, exposed and braces - help?

How to get teeth pulled, exposed and braces - help?

Asking questions: After examining and evaluating your specific situation, a team of dentists, namely a general dentist, orthodontist and oral surgeon can answer all your questions regarding recommended treatment. ...Read more

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After getting teeth pulled, how quickly can you get braces?

After getting teeth pulled, how quickly can you get braces?

Braces first: In my 30 years I have almost always put appliances on first: 2 major reasons: a patient who has teeth removed may have a situation come up that requires delay in start and that may cause loss of clinical choices when starting up and most importantly: I have never had the wrong tooth removed when it is the tooth to be removed that does not have a bracket attached. Just my way of doing things! ...Read more

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At what age can you have teeth pulled and get oral surgery?

At what age can you have teeth pulled and get oral surgery?

Not a good idea: it is best not to get your teeth pulled, as long as you take good care of your teeth they are suppose to last you a lifetime.There is no age to get any of your teeth pulled, only if and when they become badly damage and can not be fixed. ...Read more

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Should i get my baby teeth pulled out if i still have them at 18?

Should i get my baby teeth pulled out if i still have them at 18?

Retained baby teeth: Not necessarily. The question of keeping or removing those baby teeth depends on why they are still there. If there are no permanent to replace them then keeping the baby teeth, if they are healthy, is a good idea, assuming they are toward the back. Get some x-rays and discuss your options with your dentist. ...Read more

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Can you advise me if having two teeth pulled and might get braces?

Can you advise me if having two teeth pulled and might get braces?

Consultation needed: Before any teeth are removed you should be examined by an Orthodontic Specialist. The Orthodontist will work with your General Dentist and your Oral Surgeon to create a coordinated overall treatment plan for your individual needs. ...Read more

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How to know if i need parental consent if i'm 17 to get 4 teeth pulled?

How to know if i need parental consent if i'm 17 to get 4 teeth pulled?

Expect to: Unless you are an emancipated minor (court process), most states require parental consent for any medical or dental treatment. Check with the dentist to see what their procedure would be. ...Read more

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How long do u wait to drink soda after gettin four wisdome teeth pulled?

How long do u wait to drink soda after gettin four wisdome teeth pulled?

Several days: The carbonation in soda can help break down the blood clot that forms in the socket, which leads to dry socket. Wait at least 2-3 days before drinking anything fizzy. You don't want a dry socket ;). ...Read more

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Worried about geting a general anesthesia to get teeth pulled. What can I do?

Worried about geting a general anesthesia to get teeth pulled. What can I do?

Talk to Dentist: Most teeth extractions can be done under local anesthesia with a cooperative patient. If there are especially impacted teeth then some sedation might be indicated. It is rare that a full general anesthetic would be needed for dental extraction. If you have concerns please contact your dentist and discuss these fears with him. Good luck. ...Read more

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I wanted to know when you get teeth pulled do they numb you and are you awake during the procedure?

Yes: Teeth are normally numbed before they are removed. Most general dentists do not put you to sleep, oral surgeons generally will if you request it. In most cases, it is not necessary that one is not awake. ...Read more

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Having 2 teeth pulled tomorrow lower left side. Feels like I am starting to get a slight head cold. Would there be any problems due to cold.

Having 2 teeth pulled tomorrow lower left side. Feels like I am starting to get a slight head cold. Would there be any problems due to cold.

Call your dentist!: This question is best answered by your treating dentist. Do not take Aspirin or any Aspirin containing product for several days prior to extractions. Be sure to tell your dentist what medications, including non-prescription and herbal medicines, you have taken in the last week. If you are running a fever ; feeling bad you may want to delay having your teeth pulled. Talk to your dentist! ...Read more

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I am 24 years old and i need to get 7 teeth pulled. What would happen if i refused to?

I am 24 years old and i need to get 7 teeth pulled. What would happen if i refused to?

Infection: If you need the teeth removed because of decay and you do not have them removed then the decay will get worse and you can have an infection and lots of pain. It is important to get this taken care of. ...Read more

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Is it possible for me to drink soda when i get my teeth pulled?

Is it possible for me to drink soda when i get my teeth pulled?

No using straw: You can but do not use a straw because it can create suction and cause the clot to be lost. I would recommend drinking something healthier such as milk, orange juice, tomato juice, etc. ...Read more

Dr. Stephen Scholand
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


Dr. Linda Callaghan
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Tooth Extraction (Definition)

Tooth extraction means removing an entire tooth or teeth from the jawbone. ...Read more