ArticlesCME Oral health during pregnancy: What the practicing PA needs to knowRizzolo, Denise PA-C, PhD; Sedrak, Mona PA-C, PhD; Boardman, Mark PA-C; Chiodo, Thomas A. DDSAuthor Information 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. No relationships to disclose. SEE THE ONLINE VERSION OF THIS ARTICLE TO LINK TO Smiles for Life http://smilesforlifeoralhealth.org American Dental Association Oral health during pregnancy: What to expect when you are expecting http://www.ada.org/sections/scienceAndResearch/pdfs/forthedentalpatient_may_2011.pdf Journal of the American Academy of PAs: December 2012 - Volume 25 - Issue 12 - p 54-57 Buy SDC Take the CME Test Abstract 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. © 2012 American Academy of Physician Assistants.