Special Report: You will NOT lose your teeth during pregnancy

Oct. 4, 2021
Recent misleading reporting on the Today Show about pregnant women and oral health surprised and appalled Dr. David Rice and Amber Auger, RDH. They share the actual facts here.

These dental professionals could not allow misinformation to languish in the minds of Today Show viewers. A recent report about on the popular morning show informed viewers that pregnant women are at grave risk of losing their teeth. That simply is not true, and Dr. David Rice and Amber Auger, RDH, take a few minutes to explain why in this special report from DentistryIQ.

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About the Author

David R. Rice, DDS | Chief editor

Founder of the nation’s largest student and new-dentist community, igniteDDS, David R. Rice, DDS, travels the world speaking, writing, and connecting today’s top young dentists with tomorrow’s most successful dental practices. He is the editorial director of DentistryIQ and leads a team-centered restorative and implant practice in East Amherst, New York. With 27 years of practice in the books, Dr. Rice is trained at the Pankey Institute, the Dawson Academy, Spear Education, and most prolifically at the school of hard knocks. Contact him at [email protected].

About the Author

Amber Auger, MPH, RDH

Amber Auger MPH, RDH, is an international lecturer, the 2019 Sunstar RDH Award of Distinction, editorial director for RDH Graduate, creator of Thrive in the Op, and the Functional RDH Certification. Amber has more than 18 years of experience in the dental field and has been practicing dental hygiene since 2010. An active mentor to fellow hygienists, she champions personal and professional growth through her innovative Thrive in the Op on-demand courses and live coaching sessions. She can be reached at [email protected]. 

Updated January 22, 2024