Pregnant and lactating dental patients are seen quite frequently in the dental office. As more physicians are becoming aware of the oral-systemic relationships, more women are being referred to the dentist during pregnancy for treatment. This presentation provides a review of the proper and safe management of these patients.
- Summarize the physiologic changes associated with pregnancy
- Summarize changes in the oral cavity associated with pregnancy
- Understand the safe dental management of pregnant and lactating patient
- Summarize FDA Pregnancy Classification of drugs used in dentistry