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Challenges of Dental Care for the Pregnant Patient

Speciality Classification
Oral Health
Location
Online
Delivery
Online
Duration
20 minutes
Subject matter expert
eLearning for Healthcare
Provider
eIntegrity
Endorsed By
Royal Collge of Surgeons, NHS

As a dentist, you will need to be able to treat pregnant patients confidently. As their dental care professional, it is important to be up to date with current thinking and guidance.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this session you will be able to:

  • Outline the stages of pregnancy
  • Describe the challenges a pregnant patient poses to dental care provision
  • Explain how to manage the dental care of a pregnant patient
  • List which of the drugs used in dental care can be prescribed safely to the pregnant patient

As a dentist, you will need to be able to confidently treat pregnant patients.

This can be an anxious time, with many different ‘dos’ and ‘don’ts’ for these women.


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Entry Requirements / Prerequisites

Before commencing this session you should:

  • Have experience of obtaining a comprehensive medical and drug history from a patient
  • Have met and talked with a pregnant patient/friend/family member
Instructors / Speakers
Lucy Westcott,
Dentist

After qualifying as a dentist in 2002, Lucy achieved her MFDS in 2005 and MBBS in 2009. Lucy is currently working as a foundation year one doctor and has an interest in teaching and medical education. Lucy is working as a content author of the e-DEN project.

Delivery
Title
Challenges of Dental Care for the Pregnant Patient
Speciality Classification
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Dental, -- DENTAL --
Location
Provider Type
Education Provider
Duration
20 minutes
Location
Online
Reference
02_01_012
Access Duration (in months)
12
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