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Article: Volume 49 Number 7 Page 546 - July/August 2022

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General Practice:  Pregnancy and Dentistry: A guide for the General Dental Practitioner. Part 1

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Abstract: Pregnancy is a unique time in a woman’s life when many physiological, physical, emotional and hormonal changes occur. It can also be quite an anxious time for women, particularly in the first trimester, when the risk of miscarriage is at its highest. Uncertainty still exists around the topic of dental treatment and care during pregnancy, which may create challenges for both the patient and the dental team.

Clinical relevance: The common health and oral health conditions that occur in pregnancy are relevant to all clinicians.

Author notes: Claire Curtin, BDS (NUI), MFDS (RCSEd), Dip Con Sed, DSCD M Spec Care Dent, MDTFEd, PGCert Med Ed, Specialist in Special Care Dentistry, HSE Dental Service Cork. Simon Stokes, BDS (NUI), MFDS (RCSEd), DPDS (Bris), MSc Clin Endo, General Dental Practitioner. Fayjel Shah, BChD, MFDS (RCSEd), MSc, Primary Dental Care, Speciality Dentist in Restorative Dentistry, St George’s Hospital, London . email: curtinclaire@gmail.com

Objective: The reader should be aware of the common health conditions and oral health conditions that occur during pregnancy.

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