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The dental practitioner provides dental treatment to pregnant women to maintain their oral health. This is known as Intrauterine Dentistry. Dental treatment neither is cancelled nor be obstructed after confirming the pregnancy. Precautions should be taken while performing a dental procedure. During pregnancy number of physiologic and hormonal changes are taking place. Due to this, the oral cavity is more prone to infection. Also, increased consumption of carbohydrates leads to more acid formation. Also, vomiting and saliva are reduced. Also, pregnant women are always at high risk for caries than non-pregnant women. So proper dental health care of a pregnant patient is utmost necessary. Endodontic treatment comprises the use of radiographs, local anaesthetic agents, intracanal irrigants, intra-canal medicaments, and drugs. While performing an endodontic procedure, a radiograph should be taken with minimal exposure and only when it is required. Also, local anaesthesia has been chosen depending upon its effects on the baby and pregnant women. Antibiotics like amoxicillin and cephalosporin are considered to be safe in pregnancy. Also, it is stated that the second trimester is the safest period for performing any dental treatment. Analgesics are also used when a patient is in pain condition. Whenever analgesia is required paracetamol is always used safely in pregnancy. It is the drug of choice for pain relief. Only plain paracetamol is indicated. So this review discusses endodontic consideration and possible risk while performing a dental treatment.

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Analgesics antibiotics endodontic treatment local anaesthesia pregnancy radiographs safety

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Chanchal Rathi, Manoj Chandak, Madhulika Chandak, Pavan Bajaj, & Pooja Chandak. (2020). A review on safety Endodontic Management in Pregnancy. International Journal of Research in Pharmaceutical Sciences, 11(4), 5192-5197. https://doi.org/10.26452/ijrps.v11i4.3126