Corpus ID: 12333007

Oral health care for the pregnant patient.

  title={Oral health care for the pregnant patient.},
  author={J. Giglio and S. Lanni and D. Laskin and Nancy W Giglio},
  journal={Today's FDA : official monthly journal of the Florida Dental Association},
  volume={23 5},
  • J. Giglio, S. Lanni, +1 author Nancy W Giglio
  • Published 2009
  • Medicine
  • Today's FDA : official monthly journal of the Florida Dental Association
  • Pregnancy is a unique time in a women's life, accompanied by a variety of physiologic, anatomic and hormonal changes that can affect how oral health care is provided. However, these patients are not medically compromised and should not be denied dental treatment simply because they are pregnant. This article discusses the normal changes associated with pregnant general considerations in the care of pregnant patients, and possible dental complications of pregnancy and their management. 


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