During the 1st trimester, outside influences may affect the organogenesis of the fetus. The last half of the 3rd trimester is the most uncomfortable for the pregnant patient.
Previous miscarriages, cramping, and spotting warrant consultation with the patient’s obstetrician.
Gingival inflammation is the most common oral condition associated with pregnancy. Tooth mobility may also be present. In addition, a “pregnancy granuloma” may develop.