Since the hormonal changes in your body can affect your gums and increasing the risk of gum disease, it is even more important to take good care of your teeth and gums when you are pregnant. Remember, all things can affect your health, can also affect your baby’s health too. We recommend to visit a dentist before becoming pregnant. At Diamond Dental Clinics your oral health can be fully accessed, and any potential problems can be addressed ahead of time.
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During pregnancy your gums are more likely to bleed. It increases the chance your gums becoming inflamed, infected and make you more susceptible to periodontal (gum) disease. Infected gum can lead to your teeth being damaged and plaque build-up on your teeth.
Here are some useful tips for maintaining your oral health while pregnant. And for additional info and advice always feel free to contact any of our Dental clinics.
Maintain a good oral health. At least brush your teeth twice a day for at least two minutes using fluoride toothpaste, and don’t forget flossing which is important too