Understanding the dental need and care during pregnancy: a review

Ngeow, Wei Cheong and Chai, W.L. (1999) Understanding the dental need and care during pregnancy: a review. Medical Journal of Malaysia, 54 (1). pp. 146-150. ISSN 0300-5283,


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This paper reviews the oral and dental lesions that are seen during pregnancy. Trimester approach should be adopted in the management of the pregnant patients. A good dental preventive programme is essential. The significance of prescribing fluoride supplements and the use of dental radiography during pregnancy is also briefly reviewed.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Export Date: 5 April 2012 Source: Scopus PubMed ID: 10972020 Language of Original Document: English Correspondence Address: Ngeow, W.C. Chemicals/CAS: Fluorides
Uncontrolled Keywords: Fluoride; Dental Care; Female; Human Pregnancy; Pregnancy; Complication; Radiography review; Fluorides Humans Pregnancy Complications Radiography, Dental Tooth Diseases
Subjects: R Medicine > RK Dentistry
Divisions: Faculty of Dentistry > Dept of General Dental Practice And Oral & Maxillofacial Imaging
Depositing User: Associate Professor Dr. Wen Lin Chai
Date Deposited: 03 May 2012 01:16
Last Modified: 27 Feb 2019 05:00
URI: http://eprints.um.edu.my/id/eprint/3105

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