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Anyone get a root canal while pregnant?

If so when? How far along were?

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Asked by lisab7982 at 9:57 PM on Dec. 28, 2008 in Pregnancy

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  • Best to do dental work in second trimester if necessary. This is because of the anes. they need to use and they will use a different kind of anes. probably without epinephrine. But you can safely have RCT and x-rays during second trimester of pregnancy. No major dental work should be done after 32 wks. Our office just did a successful root canal on a patient in her second trimester. I am not positive on the weeks.

    Answer by MommyPeck3 at 10:02 PM on Dec. 28, 2008

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