Many pregnant women avoid dental care, often at the advice of their clinician, but the consequences of avoidance can be worse than receiving routine care.
Denise Rizzolo is an associate professor in the Seton Hall University PA program, South Orange, New Jersey, and works at the care Station in Spring-field, New Jersey. Mona Sedrak is associate dean of the School of Health and medical Sciences at Seton Hall. Mark boardman graduated from the Seton Hall PA program in 2012. Thomas Chiodo is an oral maxillofacial surgeon in private practice in Somerville, New Jersey, and a clinical assistant professor at the University of medicine and dentistry of New Jersey in Newark.
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