It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....



Dental Health Message Board
Post New Thread   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 01-15-2012, 03:03 PM   #1
Newbie
(female)
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: United kingdom
Posts: 1
jaded ocean HB User
Really worried and would like some advice please...

Hi, I'm a nearly 29 and in the 1st trimester of pregnancy with my forth child. I was recently diagnosed with peridontitis after a lifelong battle with my overcrowded teeth, and im also losing enamel. I have decided I want my remaining teeth extracted (about 22 in total) as I can't cope anymore with the increasing discomfort in my mouth, especially when eating and drinking and tooth brushing, and modern dentures fitted. Does anyone know of this procedure being undertaken during pregnancy and if so, is it safe to do? I know there are associated risks with general anaesthetic and pregnancy but I was wondering if there was a stage (ie the 2nd trimester) where it could be undertaken safely? Any advice would be great, thank you.

 
Sponsors Lightbulb
   
Old 01-15-2012, 08:43 PM   #2
Senior Member
(female)
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Louisiana
Posts: 213
armywife2007 HB Userarmywife2007 HB Userarmywife2007 HB Userarmywife2007 HB User
Re: Really worried and would like some advice please...

I am not sure about the general anesthetic part I know that normally the dentist will say that if you have to have any dental work done while pregnant, it is better to wait until the 2nd trimester or the pregnancy is completed. Good luck!

 
Sponsors Lightbulb
   
Closed Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
Really bad pain please give advice maccazhatesteth Dental Health 2 05-30-2007 12:37 PM
Tooth Abcesses - Really need advice Adam Jukes Dental Health 2 11-10-2006 03:42 PM
worried about teeth tcracing59 Dental Health 0 04-14-2006 08:35 AM
Ok, im a little worried Phoenixprouk Dental Health 1 04-11-2006 09:25 AM
really scared? midnightstarz Dental Health 5 07-26-2005 07:37 AM




Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off




Sign Up Today!

Ask our community of thousands of members your health questions, and learn from others experiences. Join the conversation!

I want my free account

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 01:36 PM.



Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
Terms of Use © 1998-2015 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!