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My 3 year old is getting her top front 4 teeth pulled out
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An_255149 posted:
Please help me my baby girl is 3 years of age and she has to have the top 4 teeth pulled out the doctors are giving her a medicine called "versed" which is not going to put her to sleep I dont know what to do I dont want her to feel pain and get scared and nervous everytime she has to go to the doctors can someone PLEASE HELP ME WITH ADVICE
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momeriffic responded:
Get a 2nd opinion NOW! I worked in the dental/ortho field for 5 years and pulling deciduous (baby) teeth is a very outdated pprocedure. Ask for other options available, even if your insurance doesn't cover them 100%. Going to another dentist or specialist may offer a better choice for your baby. These teeth ahve a purpose, which is to hold space for the adult teeth that are barely forming in the gums. A good doctor will review the full mouth x-rays with you too! Good Luck


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