Pregnancy and Oral Health

Pregnancy and Oral Health

In Australia, many mums-to-be believe that it is not safe to see the dentist. A 2016 survey by the Australian Dental Association (ADA) reveals that 53 per cent of women across the country are neglecting their oral health during pregnancy.

During pregnancy, rapid and multiple hormone changes can increase the risk of inflammation and bleeding in gums. All of these make expectant mothers more prone to developing gum disease, which can lead to tooth loss.

In the aforementioned survey, it was stated that 38 per cent of pregnant women have experienced bleeding gums as well as tooth sensitivity—all of which are symptoms […]

Pregnancy & Your Oral Health

Pregnancy & Your Oral Health

Pregnancy will affect nearly every part of a woman’s life and her oral health is one of them. To try and help avoid any oral health problems during your pregnancy make sure that you continue a thorough oral health regime.

Pregnancy and Oral Health – Putney Dental Care

 

What you Need to Know About Pregnancy and Oral Health:

If possible, try and schedule any major restorative or dental work before falling pregnant.
If you require any dental work whilst you are pregnant, it is best to receive any major treatments during your second trimester. This is because during your first trimester your baby […]