Resources for Medical Providers

Pregnant women are most likely to see the dentist when referred by their medical provider. Learn about how a Maternity: Teeth for Two training can help your staff provide women with essential information about the safety and importance of oral health during pregnancy.

Pharmacological Considerations for Pregnant Women 
Maternity Teeth for Two Poster
- English
Maternity Teeth for Two Poster - Spanish
Oral Health and Pregnancy Poster - English
Oral Health and Pregnancy Poster - Spanish

Practice Guidelines

It is safe and important for pregnant women to be seen by a dentist.
Using a referral form can encourage a woman to make the appointment; it can also help convince any wary dentists that the patient's primary care provider is supportive of then patient receiving dental care while pregnant.

Oral Health Care During Pregnancy: A National Consensus Statement
- National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center

Oral Health Care During Pregnancy and Early Childhood: Practice Guidelines
- New York State Department of Health

Oral Health During Pregnancy and Early Childhood: Evidence-Based Guidelines for Health Professionals
- California Dental Association Foundation

Educational Resources for Pregnant Women

Oral health is an important part of a healthy foundation for your baby. 
The resources below explain how to achieve optimal oral health during a time when your body is going through many changes.

Add a healthy mouth and bright smile to the things you and your baby will have in common!

WomensHealth.gov - Pregnancy Resource Page
Maternity: Teeth for Two Brochure
- English
Maternity: Teeth for Two Brochure - Spanish
Two Healthy Smiles Brochure - English
Dos Sonrisas Saludables Folleto - Spanish
Cavity Free for Baby and Me
OHP Dental Benefits - English
OHP Beneficios Dentales - Spanish

Resources for Dental Providers

Dental providers are the key to a mother's healthy mouth. By providing dental care to pregnant women, you are helping reduce the risk of oral disease for her baby.
Guidelines for Oral Health Care in Pregnancy 
Pharmacological Considerations for Pregnant Women 
Talking Points for Prenatal Visits