Oral Health Care in Pregnancy: A Collaborative Effort by Health Care Professionals.Aakruti Raman Patel1, Steffi Jasbir Dhillon2* and Anshula Neeraj Deshpande3
- *Corresponding Author:
- Steffi Jasbir Dhillon
Department of Paedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, KM Shah Dental College, Vadodara, Gujarat, India
Received: 04 November 2013 Revised: 05/12/2013 Accepted: 22 December 2013
Pregnancy is a unique state where an expecting mother undergoes profound physiological as well as psychological changes. The woman is more receptive so it is an opportune time for making healthy lifestyle and behavioral changes. The various professionals those are associated in providing health care to pregnant women are gynecologists, dentists and dieticians. Proper knowledge regarding oral care in pregnancy amongst them is obligatory.