Oral Health Care During Pregnancy: A National Consensus Statement
|Oral Health Care During Pregnancy: A National Consensus Statement presents a consensus statement that resulted from an expert workgroup meeting convened by the Health Resources and Services Administration in collaboration with the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the American Dental Association held on October 18, 2011, in Washington, DC. The consensus statement provides guidance on oral health care for pregnant women for both prenatal care health professionals and oral health professionals, pharmacological considerations for pregnant women, and guidance for health professionals to share with pregnant women.
Tips for Good Oral Health During Pregnancy is excerpted from the consensus statement. It is a two-page handout for pregnant women.
Single or multiple print copies of the consensus statement, the consensus statement meeting summary, and the handout are available at no charge from OHRC and can be ordered online.
|Pharmacological Considerations for Pregnant Women is excerpted from the consensus statement. It is a one-page table showing indications, contraindications, and special considerations of analgesics, antibiotics, anesthetics, and over-the-counter antimicrobial agents (online only).
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