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I need to get a tooth pulled can I while pregnant?

It chipped and is starting to hurt I dont think I could handle it for the rest of the pregnancy.

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Asked by MoMMyto2971 at 3:10 PM on Oct. 2, 2010 in Pregnancy

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  • Yep I had to have 14 pulled when 7 months pregnant with the one before this one.

    Answer by treynlisa at 3:13 PM on Oct. 2, 2010

  • Cant they just fix it? I mean like filling it? I don't know why it would need to be pulled. Dental work is generally safe during pregnancy.

    Answer by SleepingBeautee at 3:13 PM on Oct. 2, 2010

  • Most dental work is fine during pregnancy; as long as you let them know, they can make the necessary arrangements.

    Answer by aliceryannesmom at 3:15 PM on Oct. 2, 2010

  • I would call your dentist and tell them what happened.

    Answer by ladyambition at 3:18 PM on Oct. 2, 2010

  • You can have dental work done, you just can't have x-rays. I had a tooth pulled (kept getting abcessed) when I was 4-5 months pregnant.

    Answer by Anonymous at 3:32 PM on Oct. 2, 2010

  • You can do it but their are risk and precautions that need to be taken.

    Answer by mommy_of_two388 at 3:51 PM on Oct. 2, 2010

  • Talk with your dentist. Some will and some won't.

    Answer by JazzlikeMraz at 3:52 PM on Oct. 2, 2010

  • The tooth itself needed a root cnal anyway it is in pretty bad shape.

    Comment by MoMMyto2971 (original poster) at 9:54 AM on Oct. 3, 2010

  • My dentist asked for my OB t fax him an approval letter but it was ok. I had a root canal done when i was 4 months,

    Answer by kimber76_2000 at 10:12 AM on Oct. 3, 2010

  • yep i had a few pulled

    Answer by rachel66 at 9:30 PM on Oct. 4, 2010

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