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Dentistry and the Pregnant Patient

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To err on the side of caution, some dentists may hesitate to perform necessary procedures on pregnant patients. However, good oral health is essential to a healthy pregnancy and can help reduce prenatal complications, including preterm delivery and fetal loss. This book serves as an easy-to-use guide to help dentists of all specialties provide safe, effective care for their patients during pregnancy. The book is broken down into chapters on general treatment guidelines, pregnancy-related conditions in each organ system that may impact care, and the safety of the use of common dental drugs, including anesthetics, during pregnancy. With over 50 quick-reference charts and tables and a breakdown of treatment recommendations by trimester, this book is a must-have for any dental office.

Contents
Chapter 1. Perceptions About Dental Treatment During Pregnancy
Chapter 2. Considerations for Treating Pregnant Patients
Chapter 3. Complications and the Impact on Dental Care
Chapter 4. Procedures and Treatment Guidelines
Chapter 5. Administration of Drugs During Pregnancy
Chapter 6. Medications
Chapter 7. Anesthetic Use

Appendices:
A. Sample Consult Forms
B. Caries Risk Assessment Forms
C. FDA Recommendations for Prescribing Dental Radiographs
D. Prescription Writing Overview
E. Recommended Web Resources

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