Role of Maternal Oral Health on Fetal Development
Because oral diseases can impact pregnancy and fetal development, dental teams can support infant health by promoting maternal oral health.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Explain the relationship of maternal-infant health within the context of oral microbiomes.
- Discuss the importance of maternal-infant oral health before, during and after pregnancy.
- Identify how dental professionals can support maternal-infant oral health in clinical practice.
This course was issued in October 2020 and expires October 2023. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.