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Can my pregnant wife use ambasol or oragel for a toothache?
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Dr. Hanriet Minasian
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Yes
These are topical medications and so not get absorbed at high levels systemically so they are safe.
Use only amount recommended.

In brief: Yes
These are topical medications and so not get absorbed at high levels systemically so they are safe.
Use only amount recommended.
Dr. Hanriet Minasian
Dr. Hanriet Minasian
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In brief: Go see the dentist
It's a simple question & a simple answer..
..Go see the dentist. Who knows maybe it's not a toothache.

In brief: Go see the dentist
It's a simple question & a simple answer..
..Go see the dentist. Who knows maybe it's not a toothache.
Dr. Bruce Apfelbaum
Dr. Bruce Apfelbaum
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In brief: No
Orajel/abasol can burn the gums due to over use.
It is best to brush abd floss regularly. Your wife can also just rinse with small amout of hydrogen peroxide and expirate fully. During pregnacy gums can go through many changed.

In brief: No
Orajel/abasol can burn the gums due to over use.
It is best to brush abd floss regularly. Your wife can also just rinse with small amout of hydrogen peroxide and expirate fully. During pregnacy gums can go through many changed.
Dr. Richard Charmoy
Dr. Richard Charmoy
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