Collaboration with other health professionals who take care of pregnant patients is important. In consideration of the "whole" patient, we can't forget the value dentists bring and the impact of oral health on pregnancy. - Dr. Valerie Jones, OB/GYN, ObDoctorMom.com This article is written by Dr. Amanda Tavoularis (dentably.com). Pregnancy is one of the great joys… Continue reading Preventing Premature Births by Taking Care of Your Gums
You are surrounded by the ones you love most. Your kids are still little and think you are the best thing that’s ever happened to them, but not so little that they are still in diapers or keeping you up for round the clock feeds at night. You spent your entire life preparing for a… Continue reading Top Reasons why 40 is the Best Birthday
You can’t believe it. You are finally pregnant with a much- desired pregnancy. You carefully planned out how you would tell your husband the exciting news and it made your heart explode seeing his reaction. You are floating on cloud nine and love having this little “secret” that only you and your partner know about. … Continue reading What Happens When You Have a Miscarriage?
There has been a disturbing shift in how medical professionals feel about their career. I almost cringe every time I’m at a party or social gathering now and tell people I retired early from my medical practice. I try not to bring it up. I don’t cringe out of fear for how they will perceive… Continue reading The Reason Everyone is Retiring Early from Their Medical Career
Have you ever wondered what is going through an obstetrician’s mind during an emergency C-section? As obstetricians, we want nothing more for our patients than a normal vaginal delivery. However, those of us in this profession all have stories to tell. Stories of labors that lingered too long, or hemorrhages that threatened (or took) the… Continue reading What Really Happens in a C-section: The Other Side of the Operating Table