Inter J Stomatol ›› 2019, Vol. 46 ›› Issue (1): 84-88.doi: 10.7518/gjkq.2019.01.015

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Specialist perceptions and practices situation in dental care during pregnancy

Min Wu1,Man Liu2,Shaowu Chen1()   

  1. 1. Dept. of Stomatology, The Affiliated Shenzhen Maternity and Child Healthcare Hospital of the South Medical University, Shenzhen 518048, China
    2. Medical Technic & Nursing School, Shenzhen Polytechnic, Shenzhen 518055, China;
  • Received:2018-03-25 Revised:2018-08-21 Online:2019-01-01 Published:2019-01-11
  • Contact: Shaowu Chen
  • Supported by:
    This study was supported by Shenzhen Science and Technology Plan Projects(JCYJ20160427191-204874)


Some studies have shown a possible association between maternal oral diseases and negative pregnancy outcomes. More and more oral health care guidelines and consensus statements during pregnancy suggest that oral health should be maintained during pregnancy and necessary dental treatment in pregnancy is safe and important. This article reviews specialist perceptions and behaviors situation in dental care during pregnancy.

Key words: dentists, obstetricians, perceptions, practices, dental care, pregnant women

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