Dental Care Resources for Pregnancy



Childbirth Connection's Dental Care Resources During Pregnancy

Planning Pregnancy: Dental Care
In our section called The Stages of Pregnancy, we have outlined the planning of your pregnancy, each stage of pregnancy, giving birth, and the early period after birth. This link is devoted to dental care while planning for your pregnancy.


Resources for Dental Care and Pregnancy

Mouth Healthy: Pregnancy: information and resources on oral health in pregnancy

National Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition: Fast Facts for Families: what you need to know about oral health and pregnancy

Womenshealth.gov: Oral Health: thorough information about achieving and maintaining good oral health before, during, and after pregnancy


Resources for Dental Care and Babies

National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research: A Healthy Mouth for Your Baby: basic information about oral hygiene for your baby

American Academy of Pediatrics: Children's Oral Health: children's oral health


Resource for Women's Oral Health Issues

National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center: Oral Health and Health in Women: A Two-Way Relationship: statistics and health promotion strategies for dental care providers

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Most recent page update: 9/6/2012