Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Routine Dental Treatment is Safe and Important for Pregnant Women

Two things seem to keep women from seeing their dentist during pregnancy: fear of local anesthetics and a fear of X-rays. Pregnant women have often worried about the risks of lidocaine shots and other numbing agents to their unborn children, so they'll put off getting a filling, having a root canal, or even a routine checkup while they're pregnant, subjecting themselves to undue pain and discomfort.