You will need
- - Consultation of the obstetrician-gynecologist;
- clinic, in which there is a radiovisiograph.
In the pregnant woman's body is undergoing serious hormonal changes, which entail reduced immunity and dramatically increases the need for calcium. In this regard, some moms have problems with their teeth. Dentists resort to extraction, i.e. deletion, pregnant patients only in the most extreme cases where it is not possible to save the tooth, besides under it there is purulent inflammation – flux. In this case, despite "interesting position", will have to visit a dental clinic.
Pregnancy is not an absolute contraindication to tooth extraction. However, after such an operation the risk of complications which will require antibiotics, and they are extremely undesirable in pregnancy. On the other hand, to suffer from severe pain so much worse for the condition of the expectant mother and baby. So before you remove a bad tooth, be sure to visit your obstetrician-gynecologist. He will warn against mistakes and suggest how to behave.
Be sure to tell your dentist that you are pregnant, especially just a little. The specialist will advise on permissible doses of painkillers and anesthetics local action that will not harm future baby. A pregnant woman is contraindicated to undergo x-ray examination, so you need to be treated in the clinic, where there is a radiovisiograph. It has a much lower level of radiation than the x-ray machine.
After passing the examination and having decided on the removal of the tooth, you need to consider some factors. It is best to carry out this operation between 18 and 32 weeks of pregnancy, as in the period to 18 weeks formed all the major systems and organs of the fetus, and after 32 weeks because of the excessive excitement of the expectant mother premature birth can begin. Therefore, it is desirable that a visit has occurred within a specified time or after birth of the baby.
Permanent hygiene of the oral cavity will reduce the risk of dental disease during pregnancy. Twice a day you should brush your teeth, alternating between a toothpaste that contains fluoride and calcium to the other, which includes natural herbs - sage, chamomile, calendula, mint. Once a month the expectant mother does not hurt to go to the dentist, in order to prevent the development of caries lesions, and subsequent pulpitis and periodontitis.