Can Pregnant Women Undergo Dental Treatment?

dental treatment for pregnant womenAccording to the Journal of the American Dental Association, it is, indeed, safe for pregnant women to undergo dental treatment and even with local anesthetics. According to the study, there is no evidence to show that dental treatment with anesthetics is harmful to pregnant women.

Many pregnant women avoid the dentist because they worry it won’t be safe. But it is important to visit the dentist especially if you are pregnant. A mother’s oral health during pregnancy is critical because pregnant women may have increase risk of tooth decay. Because the mouth is the gateway to the rest of the body, you need to keep your mouth healthy so the rest of your body can be free of health issues while pregnant.

Dentists and doctors should encourage pregnant women to seek dental treatment and maintain good oral health. See your dentist, even if a dental problem does not exist.

New Study Shows Dental Treatment During Pregnancy Is Safe|Dentistry IQ