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    C. E. Exam for

Periodontal Management of the Pregnant Patient

Please be aware that CE is valid only for Louisiana licensees.  Steven J. Spindler, D.D.S. is an approved C.E. Sponsor by The Louisiana Academy of General Dentistry.  Please fill out all of the blanks on the form below and press submit

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1. Pregnant women with untreated periodontal infections have an increased risk for?

a. having twins
b. pre-term, low birth weight babies
c. needing dental implants
d. wearing dentures

2. How might conventional periodontal treatment be limited in the pregnant patient?

a. they can only have afternoon appointments
b. they cannot have prilocaine anesthetics
c. they cannot be given doxycyciline
d. they must eat something 1 hour before the appointment

3. Ideally, women considering becoming pregnant should?

a. receive comprehensive plaque control training before the pregnancy
b. use an electric tooth brush and an oral irrigator
c. receive comprehensive plaque control training after the pregnancy
d. be given a prescription for a chlorhexidine mouth rinse
 

4. When should active periodontal therapy be rendered in the pregnant patient?

a. within the first eight weeks of the term
b. timing is not an issue.  Treat them when they desire
c. only in weeks 30-36 of the term
d. the early part of the second trimester

 

5. Treatment options for the pregnant patient

a. require less communication about the proper management of the patient
b. are limited due to the risks to the developing fetus
c. should include periodic antibiotic therapy
d. always as safe as the conventional adult patient

 

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