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Group Urges Pregnant Women to Maintain Good Dental Care

Posted on September 24, 2012

Noting that expectant mothers sometimes neglect their teeth and this can have implications for their unborn babies, the advocacy group Maryland Dental Action Coalition is educating women about proper oral hygiene and dietary habits through an effort called Healthy Teeth, Healthy Kids. In a recent interview with the Baltimore Sun, Dr. Winifred J. Booker, a Maryland pediatric dentist who has served on several state committees and professional organizations and is currently a spokeswoman for the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, said the group's aim is to develop good habits by mothers and children and to reduce early childhood cavities.

To read the entire interview, click here.