Dental Care During Pregnancy
During pregnancy, there is an increased production of hormones like estrogen, progesterone and others. Changes in hormone levels are thought to cause shifts in oral bacteria and change reaction of the body to infection, which often leads to development of gum inflammation also known as gingivitis.
To help prepare and avoid this, there is a range of educational resources below.
Does Oral Health Affect Pregnancy ?
Oral health during pregnancy can greatly impact the mother and the fetus. While the physiological changes during pregnancy can certainly cause oral health issues, pre-existing conditions can have an effect on the well-being of the mother and her unborn child.
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