The importance of oral care when pregnant

teeth health dentist smileA good oral care routine is extremely important when you are pregnant. Your dentist will be happy provide you with additional checkups if required.

Key takeaways:

– Pregnancy is often accompanied by morning sickness; as well as being unpleasant, this can damage your teeth due to the strong stomach acid present

– Surges in hormones can lead to development of gingivitis (gum disease) and cravings for sugary foods can lead to cavities

– Your dentist can advise on the best oral care routine to protect your teeth

“Research links gum disease with premature babies and low birth weight.”

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