Novocaine at dentist while nursing? - Mothering Forums

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#1 of 2 Old 07-13-2008, 06:08 PM - Thread Starter
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Does anyone know the risks of using novocaine during nursing? I have a cracked filling that was identified while I was pregnant, but I didn't want to expose the baby to anything, so I put off having it fixed. I'm assuming the dentist will have to use novocaine to fix it. It is a composite, so I guess I don't have to worry about mercury exposure. I wasn't concerned but the last few days now, I'm starting to feel it, so now I'm thinking I should get it fixed before it becomes painful. Any advice?

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The risk of not breastfeeding is far greater than any risk of novocaine.
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