Q. While breastfeeding, can I get my damaged tooth out?

Answered by
Dr. Naveen Thomas
and medically reviewed by iCliniq medical review team.
Published on Aug 24, 2018

Hi doctor,

I have a 4-month-baby boy. I am doing breastfeeding. My tooth is entirely damaged. So I am planning to remove my tooth. Is it correct or not? I am taking medicine for it. Please tell me a suggestion.

Dr. Naveen Thomas

Dentistry Endodontist Paediatric Dentistry Periodontist
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Hi,

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It is better to remove a damaged tooth. You can take some antibiotics and painkiller medicines. Take Amoxicillin 500 mg for three days after extraction. It does not affect your kid. Ask your dentist about particular medications while breastfeeding.

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