Before and during pregnancy, visiting your dentist for regular checkups and maintaining good dental health habits will make you and your baby healthy. In fact, The American Dental Association, the American Congress of Obstetricians, Gynecologists, and the American Academy of Pediatrics all encourage women to get dental care while pregnant. “It is a crucial period of time in a woman’s life and maintaining oral health is directly related to good overall health,” says Aharon Hagai, D.M.D.
Pregnant women are high risk in developing 1.Gum disease due to hormonal changes. 2. Cavities if you eat more carbohydrates, sugary food, drinks, and acidity from vomiting during morning sickness. 3. Pregnancy Tumors, It is not cancer but rather just swelling that happens most often between teeth.
Let your dentist know if you are expecting or already pregnant. If your pregnancy is a high risk or if you have certain medical conditions, make sure to mention it to your dentist for precautionary measure and proper procedures, as dentist may recommend some treatments be postponed.Leave a reply →