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WSDA Academy: Guidelines for Treating Pregnant Women, Know the Associated Risks

Registration is now open for the March 15 WSDA Academy course "Guidelines for Treating Pregnant Women, Know the Associated Risks" with Dr. Beatrice Gandara.

Guidelines for Treating Pregnant Women, Know the Associated Risks

Thursday, March 15, 2018 | 6:00 - 9:00 PM 
WSDA Office | 126 NW Canal St, Seattle, WA 98107

Speaker: Dr. Beatrice Gandara
CE Credits: 3
Cost: FREE for members 0-10 years out of dental school

Complimentary ​dinner provided. 

Description

Despite evidence that dental care is safe for the pregnant woman and her developing fetus, misconceptions persist about the need and benefits of care during pregnancy. This may lead to unnecessarily postponed care during a time when having good oral health is particularly important. We will discuss normal changes during pregnancy, and what the dental team needs to pay attention to in providing general, preventive and urgent care. The use of imaging, medications, nitrous oxide sedation and treatment planning will be among the topics discussed. 

Learning Objectives

  • Address concerns related to treating pregnant women and breastfeeding women
  • Understand the demographics of pregnant women receiving dental care
  • Describe evidence for safe delivery of dental care
  • Explore ways to increase the number of pregnant women receiving care

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What is the WSDA Academy? 
Created by new dentists, for new dentists, the WSDA Academy offers free continuing education classes for WSDA member dentists 0-10 years out of dental school or their graduate/specialty program. 
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