1847035 tn?1327274923

removal of teeth??

okay, so question. I need my wisdom teeth removed badly. I think my ortho should have let me remove them before I got my braces. well now no braces but bad hurting wisdom teeth. :( my question is what should I do?
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1847035 tn?1327274923
see my ortho said it looked infected. so me being in my second trimester I hope it'd ne safe. I'm just worried about going on that cause when I had my gallbladder removed I didn't take it well. :( so I'm hoping this will be better.
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1698125 tn?1308427080
You can have your wisdom teeth removed with local anesthesia rather than general.  I will admit that I had the local and would not recommend it, but looking back I'm sure an hour of crazy pain was worth getting those little buggers out. =)  Plus, I doubt it's nearly as bad as childbirth!  Talk to both your OB an an oral surgeon that you trust and hopefully they will be able to give you a good solution.
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1035252 tn?1427227833
If it's bad enough they can remove them during the 2nd trimester...but ask for a consult with an oral surgeon.

I had to be put under general anesthesia when I was 34wks pregnant for kidney surgery, so it CAN be done....but if they can manage your pain with pain meds (and antibiotics if they're infected) they will probably choose to do that.

Just get in with an oral surgeon or a dentist who can help you discuss your options. I agree with montanagirl that your dental health is VERY important, especially while pregnant, so you don't want to let this sit (awful pain aside).

Hope you find a solution and feel better soon...best of luck.
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1844410 tn?1322749080
Talk to your doctor, but ad long as they are not abcessing or infected, I bet you will have to wait until after delivery to have surgery. I don't think general anesthesia is recommended while pregnant. Talk to you doctor and/or dentist though, because the health of your teeth can really impact your overall health.
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