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oh no! ds1 is referred for oral surgery!

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cod Thu 28-Apr-05 09:26:42

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SoupDragon Thu 28-Apr-05 09:53:18

No experience whatsoever but just a big dragonny hug

I'm sure he'll be fine - did they say what they'd have to do? Remove one of the teeth?

Sponge Thu 28-Apr-05 10:19:09

I had it myself. Second tooth turned sideways and heading off in the wrong direction so I had to have the baby tooth removed.
In my case I had nothing done until I was 30 so I had to have an implant in the end but if it had been done much earlier they could have turned the original tooth.
Even with the mess I let it get to it wasn't that big a deal (just expensive) and most of the treatment was done under local anaesthetic.
Horrible when your little ones have to have a general though. Dd got a bit of sweetcorn (yes sweetcorn) stuck in her ear when she was 3 and had to have a general to have it removed. I hated that but she was fine.

cod Thu 28-Apr-05 10:23:53

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TrophyWife Thu 28-Apr-05 10:58:12

lots of hugs and best wishing being sent your way from here...hope it goes ok for him...

JanH Thu 28-Apr-05 11:10:35

Will he have to have a GA or can they do it under sedative, coddy? Have they said?

(He's much too little for them to try to look with a local.)

cod Thu 28-Apr-05 14:54:18

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tortoiseshell Thu 28-Apr-05 14:55:50

oh poor thing - hope he doesn't need surgery.

CountessDracula Thu 28-Apr-05 14:56:45

oh no cod, poor ds1

rivers Thu 28-Apr-05 20:54:06

Hi, My DD had a tooth taken out last week under a GA last week. It was very quick and she was up and running about very quickly and didn't even need any painkillers! I think I was more stressed than her. I hope your DS doesn't need any surgery and the dentist is able to sort it out.

cod Thu 28-Apr-05 20:55:28

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whymummy Thu 28-Apr-05 21:03:47

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