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Pregnant 7+1 need root canal treatment.is It safe to get local anaesthesia, which? or try without? Or have the tooth pulled?Afraid for baby.Thx

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Dr. Dale Kristle
Gynecology
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In brief: Ok to treat

use a local anesthetic without epinephrine

In brief: Ok to treat

use a local anesthetic without epinephrine
Dr. Dale Kristle
Dr. Dale Kristle
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In brief: Don't be afraid...

A local anesthetic without epinephrine will be fine.
You cannot wait for the root canal, and extraction is really not the best choice. Being pregnant does not preclude you from having emergency dental care.

In brief: Don't be afraid...

A local anesthetic without epinephrine will be fine.
You cannot wait for the root canal, and extraction is really not the best choice. Being pregnant does not preclude you from having emergency dental care.
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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
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