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If Pregnant, Don’t Delay Dental Care

Outdated beliefs by dentists often keep pregnant women from receiving dental care. A nationwide survey of more than 350 obstetricians/gynecologists (OB/GYNs) conducted in 2009 found that 77% of the doctors said that their patients had been denied dental services because they were pregnant.

Particularly with gum inflammation (gingivitis), which affects 60%-75%  Continue reading If Pregnant, Don’t Delay Dental Care