Pregnancy and Local Anesthetics in Dentistry


Pregnancy induces significant anatomical and physiological changes in the mother.

Many pregnant women need dental treatment due to poor oral hygiene related to pregnancy.

However, most dentists are reluctant to provide, and most pregnant women are reluctant to receive, dental treatment during pregnancy.

Depending on the types of drugs and the stage of pregnancy, the effects of drugs on the mother, as well as the fetus, may vary.

Local anesthetics are the most widely used in dental treatment.

Read Also: Pulpotomy medicaments used in deciduous dentition

Youtube / American Dental Association (ADA)

Tambien te puede gustar