Question # 13-45: Can we extract a tooth or go to the dentist while fasting?

Question:

Can we extract a tooth or go to the dentist while fasting?

Answer:

Yes, if it is an emergency and recommended by the dentist. Again, nothing should go through the throat.

Allah knows best.

Sheikh Mostafa

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