Home Ask The Dentist Medicaid Polls Procedure Descriptions FAQ's Consultants Schools Directories Research


Dental Health Directory Library

FAQ:  Pediatric - Children's Dentistry

Childrens Dentists
Pediatric Facts - Growth Tables
Kids Dental Phobias
Pediatric Frenectomy Lasing
Orthodontic Gummy Smile Hyperplasia
Do's and Dont's for New Parents
Pediatric Migraine Headaches
How Cavities Destroy Adult Teeth Before they Erupt
Baby Cavities: Implications for Adult Teeth
Tongue Frenectomy
Laser Fibroma Removal
Tooth Uncovering

My wife's sister's 4 year old just had 6 teeth pulled at one time. Now that don't sound right to me but what do I know. Is that OK to do? He hasn't stopped bleeding. They took him to the ER and they kept him and they couldn't get it to stop. So they shipped him to a larger more equipped hospital about 200 miles away. I am over 300 miles away-I'm just worndering if this is normal or what do you think is wrong. I just heard he's not doing very good. Well thank you for whatever help you offer...Daniel

Daniel, I'm sorry to hear that he's not doing well; but hope by now he is better. Without knowing the situation, it's hard to give you a yes/no right/wrong answer. I know that it is not uncommon to remove/extract 6 teeth. I do this often while I'm in the operating room.

The bleeding issue is another story. My guess is that he has a bleeding disorder that was not known prior to the extraction/removal of the teeth. Hopefully, by now, they have found/solved the problem and he is doing well. I hope this has shed a little light for you.

Editorial Staff

Return to Pediatric FAQ

Return to FAQ Index

You also have the option of using Google search technology to conduct a specific search within our databases to find more specific information. Adjust search terms as needed to refine search results:

Page copy protected against web site content infringement by Copyscape

[Home]   [Ask The Dentist]   [FAQ's]   [Polls]   [Consultants]   [Directories]   [Articles]  
Contact the Editor
Technical Treatment Protocol Diagnosis Error Assessment
Free No Cost Dentist Advice
Featured in
Part of the Dental Network
Health Issues in Dentistry
Childrens Dentistry FAQ
All rights reserved - 1999-2016
Powered by DentMedHost
Dental Pros and Cons

Free Dentistry
Bad Teeth Gums Gallery