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Pregnant(first trim),safe to get dental anesthesia??

Is it safe to get dental anesthesia in 1st trimester? I am 5 weeks preganant and my dentist want to put ina splint to stabilise my wobbly teeth under septacaine!! Different articles say differently...
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Unless it's an emergency I personally have decided to abstain from any dental work (except cleaning in 3rd trimester). I know I have a cavity but I prefer to wait. I am in the 3rd trimester now but I would definitively not have done any dental work in the 1st trimester. That's only my opinion!
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Thanks Ecologic...i kinda agree with your opinion .I just dont know why my dentist is pressurising for the same...
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Hi, check with your Ob.  My Ob suggested 2nd tri for teeth cleaning because he did not want me to throw up on the dentist lol
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My dentist told me he wouldn't do anything in the 1st or 3rd trimesters.
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were you in an accident?  is it a matter of losing your teeth?  i worked in dental for 18 yrs and in emergencies we did see people early , mid and late pgs. oral health is very important, when infection is a cause, but i dont really know what your situation is.

there is a dental board here, you can ask a question for a dentist there, but you need to be very specific as to what and why the dds is doing.
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when i was pregnant i wasn't allowed to even get a cleaning until i was at least 6mos along. Check with your dr.
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