Flashcards in Pregnancy in dentsitry Deck (20):
avoid dental care at what stages of pregnancy?
1st trimester and final part of 3rd
when treating bacterial infections what drugs are harmful?
amoxicillin, clindamycin, co amoxiclav, erythromycin
avoid high doses of what antibiotic in pregnancy?
when treating viral infections give what?
when treating fungal infections give?
paracetamol is ok
what LA to use?
lidocaine with epinephrine
caution with mepivicaine when?
use articaine if?
potential benefits outweigh risk
oral manifestations be more likely to occur in pregnancy because?
- increased vascular permeability
- decreased immunocompetence
- increased susceptibility to infection
what % of pt's experience gingivitis when pregnant?
how does progesterone affect the gums?
changes to oral flora which are more pathogenic
how many women experience a pregnancy epulis?
0.2-9.6% of pt's in 1st trimester
what is ptyalism?
excessive saliva production - linked to nausea
settles in 12-14 weeks
why does erosion risk increase in pregnancy?
secondary to vomitting
secondary to GORD
incidence of gestational diabetes?
9x more likely to experience perio disease
what type of anaemia is common in pregnancy?
what are some associations of periodontitis with pregnancy?
pre term birth
low birth weight
what can poor maternal OH cause?
increased risk of early childhood caries