Dental Treatment for the Pregnant Patient

Thalita Guarda Fagoni, Rafaela Andrade de Vasconcelos, Paula Elaine Cardoso, Ana Paula Martins Gomes, Carlos Henrique Ribeiro Camargo, Simone Helena Ferreira Gonçalves

Abstract


Dental treatment of pregnant women should be accomplished with safety. Consequently, the dental professional should evaluate its real need and risks for the mother and the baby. This paper reports, through a literature review, the caution with the clinical dental procedures commonly performed and possible risks of the therapeutic agents used, allowing the dentist to evaluate the treatment and the drug to be administered to the pregnant women.

 


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.14295/bds.2014.v17i3.1004