Posted: Fri Feb 22, 2008 4:00 pm
Post subject: Dentist treatment
I had a crown fall out tyhis morning leaving me with a lovely big hole in my tooth - does anyone know how late in your preganancy you can have dental treatment? I'm 26 weeks and don't know if I should be having an injection or not!
Posted: Mon Feb 25, 2008 4:56 pm
ooooooooo, i hate the dentist!!!!! had bad experiance once when they hit a nerve when giving me that numbing jag for a filling. my eye had doublr vision for 5 mins, scarred the [*@!#%*] outta me.
my sis had fillings when she was pregnant and had the numbing jag too so i'd say it'd be ok.
good luck!! rather you than me! lol!!
Posted: Tue Feb 26, 2008 9:47 pm
thanks for all your replies - had my crown refitted and it was pain free with no injection required, thank god!!
My dentist has told me any further treatment will now have to wait until after the baby arrives so hopefully the crown won't come out again
Posted: Fri Feb 29, 2008 9:30 pm
from other half the dentist : says you can have dental treatment anytime durinng pregnancy just make sure they use a local anaesthetic with no adrenalin - you shouldnt leave it long though as you run a risk of infection and that will be far more trouble than you need - so get to your dentist asap
Posted: Tue Mar 25, 2008 7:08 pm
As long as it is only about replacing a crown or having a simple tooth filling, I do not think that there is any problem with dental treatment. Of course you should avoid x-rays if possible. This may become a problem if you need a root canal treatment.
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