I have 5 teeth left on my bottom and two are broke off at gumline. I plan on getting all 5 teeth pulled with two implants. This is definetly genetic due to the fact I am only 37 years old and take excellent care of my teeth (both of my parents lost their teeth very early in life). The teeth broke off (again) and my dentist cemented them back on, they are now lose and have a very funny odor. I am 27 weeks pregnant and have become obsessed with overexagerating my health (I have talked myself into this being jaw bone cancer..........). My OB wants me to wait, if I can, to get all of this done after my baby is born in April. Do you think this is something I should wait on or get checked with xrays, etc? Any advise is greatly appreciated.
Yes, I would definitely advise you to get it checked out because you don't want any complications from the broken teeth during your pregnancy such as an abscess. I wouldn't necessarily recommend removing the teeth immediately but a checkup and cleaning would be a good idea prior to delivery. Afterwards, I would recommend removing your bottom teeth to prevent any abscesses or future problems. The longer you wait, the more uncomfortable it is to be in a dental chair for any work so the sooner the better. The most ideal time for dental treatment is the second trimester.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.