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If I am pregnant, should I skip my dental cleaning?

Visiting a dentist or periodontist at least once while you are pregnant is recommended. Not seeing a dentist or periodontist could result in missed signs of periodontal disease that could possibly create complications for your pregnancy and your unborn child.

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