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How can you treat pregnancy tumors?

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Pregnancy tumors usually disappear on their own after the baby's birth. However, if the tumor interferes with eating, your dentist or a specialist may choose to remove it. This involves a simple procedure performed under local anesthesia. It should be kept in mind that even if the tumor is removed during pregnancy, it redevelops in about half the cases. If the lump is not removed, your dentist will try to determine the possible cause that triggered the tumor's development -- such as plaque buildup -- and remove it.

SOURCES: American Academy of Periodontology. American Dental Association. The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. , July 2001. Jeffcoat MKJournal of Am Dent Assoc,

Reviewed by Kecia Gaither on July 07, 2018

SOURCES: American Academy of Periodontology. American Dental Association. The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. , July 2001. Jeffcoat MKJournal of Am Dent Assoc,

Reviewed by Kecia Gaither on July 07, 2018

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