The Doctors: Pregnancy & Dentistry: Pregnant Dentist Visits

The Doctors TV Show was focused on the topic of “Your Health In The Headlines” today – meaning that they covered many of the topics that are hot and controversial right now.  The Drs TV Show spoke about Pregnancy and Dental Health.  A new study shows that if you have good dental health, then you will have a healthier baby and be at a lower risk for a premature birth. The Doctors Dentists & Pregnancy

The Doctors TV Show: Dentist Visits While Pregnant

Dr Lisa Masterson said that the best time to go to the dentist is actually during the 2nd trimester.  It is important to have routine checkups to make sure that you are not getting infected gums, which can cause pre-term labor.  Even if you have to have a dental x-ray, it should be ok as long as you use a shield.  Personally, I do not feel very good about that idea!

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