Did you know that pregnancy and oral health are closely related? Your pregnancy journey can be a daunting one, but it is important to keep your oral health in check during your pregnancy. Dental experts recommend visiting your dentist for a check-up if you are planning to become pregnant or as soon as you find out that you are. Your dentist can then assess your oral health situation and decide how often you need to be seen during your pregnancy. It is important for you to not neglect your teeth and gums during pregnancy.
True: During pregnancy gums, are more susceptible to the presence of plaque biofilm near the necks of the teeth which causes them to become red and swollen…
Ideally you should visit the dentist for a check up if you are planning to become pregnant or as soon as you find out you are pregnant. Your dentist will be able to assess your oral health status and plan any dental visits you… Continue Reading “When is the best time to visit the dentist for a check up and clean during pregnancy?”
There is no need to be concerned at this increased tendency for your gums to bleed when you are pregnant. It is caused by the elevated hormone levels in your blood that you get when you are pregnant. It makes your gums more sensitive… Continue Reading “I am pregnant and my gums bleed every time I brush. Is there anything I should be doing?”
Can women’s oral health be affected by the changes in hormone levels? We all know that women’s bodies can require special care. Hormone fluctuations not only affect a woman’s overall health, but can also affect oral health, making it more important than ever to… Continue Reading “Women’s Oral Health – Factors to Keep Your Smile Healthy for Life”
Dental experts recommend visiting a dentist for a checkup if you are planning to become pregnant or as soon as you find out you are pregnant. Your dentist can assess your oral health and determine how frequently you need to be seen during your pregnancy in… Continue Reading “Dental visits while you are pregnant”
The scientific advice regarding silver amalgam fillings is that they are perfectly safe and offer many advantages over other types of fillings because of their lower cost, easy placement and durability. However, as in all things in life, it is wise to use precautions… Continue Reading “What is your advice regarding breastfeeding and having dental work done involving amalgam silver fillings?”