Orthodontic care and management in pregnant women


  • Tanushree Sharma Department of Orthodontics, Himachal Institute of Dental Sciences, Poanta Sahib, Himachal Pradesh, India http://orcid.org/0000-0003-3705-2210
  • Aseem Sharma Department of Orthodontics, Himachal Institute of Dental Sciences, Poanta Sahib, Himachal Pradesh, India
  • Akshat Sharma Department of Oral Surgery, A. S. Thakur Multispeciality Hospital, Hamirpur, Himachal Pradesh, India
  • Chinki Bansal Department of Orthodontics, M. M. Hospital, Shivpuri, Madhya Pradesh, India
  • Arun Patyal Medical Officer Dental, Regional Hospital, Bilaspur, Himachal Pradesh, India




Pregnancy, Orthodontic treatment, Gynecologist, Gingivitis, Physiologic changes, Hormonal changes


Orthodontic treatment is a lengthy procedure and it requires lots of care towards oral hygiene. Pregnancy brings lot of physiologic changes in patient. Proper management during gestational phase will provide better results. Orthodontist should have proper knowledge about the changes and should plan the treatment accordingly to achieve best outcome. The present article highlights the changes and the essential knowledge of various factors that an orthodontist should take into consideration while treating pregnant patients. This article also focuses on the treatment objectives that should avoid during pregnancy phase and explains the role of the patient during the treatment procedure.


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Author Biography

Tanushree Sharma, Department of Orthodontics, Himachal Institute of Dental Sciences, Poanta Sahib, Himachal Pradesh, India

Senior Lecturer at Dept of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics,  

HIDS, Poanta Sahib.


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