Proper Dental Care During Pregnancy

Poor dental health can cause pre-term birth and underweight babies. Changes in hormones during pregnancy will ultimately affect your teeth. Therefore, properly clean your teeth and see the dentist regularly during pregnancy.

Key takeaways:

•Hormone levels during pregnancy put you at risk of getting or worsening your dental problems.

•Increased blood flow to your gums during pregnancy promotes gum disease and sensitivity.

•Visit your dentist as soon as you notice any signs of gum disease and inflammation.

Ensure healthy teeth and gums by getting professional dental cleanings every six months. Take calcium supplements to strengthen your teeth 

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