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I have a molar that needs a route canal treatment, i cant…

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I have a molar...

I have a molar that needs a route canal treatment , i cant afford. so i asked my dentist to extract, but she says she needs clearance from my doctor as i had a mild stroke 1 year ago. ive had fillings from her before , no clearance needed Q. is this mormal and why wait for 5 days , 2 days on antibiotics.

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Dentist: Just Dental Truths!, Dentist replied 2 months ago
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Dentist: Just Dental Truths!, Dentist replied 2 months ago

So sorry to hear of your difficulty with this situation.

I think the primary concern, and frankly maybe an over concern (but everybody means to do well for you with no complications - even though any such complication would not be typical), is because of the stroke, you are generally put on some type of blood thinner. And that is good. But, to extract a tooth, generally a person is asked by their Physician to not take the Coumadin or Xarelto or other blood thinner, so that the extraction will not tend to cause any excess bleeding.

While your Dentist can make a pretty good call and judgement on how & what to do, the final "responsibility leans itself to your Physician, as to whether or not to have you not take the blood thinner for a couple days or so. I know it is a hassle for you. I know it's annoying. But it is typical protocol. Does it kind of make sense, with regard to your overall health and all?

Dr. Rampton

*Please feel free to ask additional questions if you have such, as I want to make certain you have your concern addressed - OK?

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Dentist: Just Dental Truths!, Dentist replied 2 months ago

Well, I think I'd better "hit the hay" tonight! Got to work tomorrow. But if you have further concerns, please list such, and I'll check back tomorrow - alright? When I've addressed your question, please do rate it. Thank you!

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Dentist: Just Dental Truths!, Dentist replied 2 months ago

Does the above make sense?

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