Dental Care For Pregnant Patients

Fresno Women's Medical Group recommends that you continue to see your dentist throughout your pregnancy. It is important to see your dentist for regular check ups (every six months or as instructed) and if you have any abnormalities in your oral health.

The following is a list of approved dental treatments for pregnant women:

Local Anesthesia

  • Lidocaine with epinephrine (2%)
  • Mepivacaine (3%)
  • Septocaine or Articaine (4%)

Antibiotics

  • Pen VK
  • Erythromycin
  • Amoxicillin
  • Clindamycin
  • Zithromax

Pain Medicine

  • Tylenol with Codeine
  • Vicodin
  • Darvocet N-100

X-Rays

  • Necessary dental X-Rays are permitted with a shielded abdomen