During Pregnancy, inflammation of the gums can happen as a result of estrogen and progesterone. Therefore removal of plaque can reduce or eliminate gingivitis. Women with periodontal disease may be at risk of pre-term, low-birth weight babies.
Neglecting oral hygiene during pregnancy can lead to developing pregnancy tumors- inflammatory. These are benign growths that develop when swollen gum. Usually these tumors shrink soon after the pregnancy is over.
Morning sickness causing vomiting causes the erosion of the teeth due to acids. Neutralizing the acids is important by using a paste made of baking soda and water, rubbing it on the teeth. After 30 seconds, rinse off the paste, then brush and floss. Oral contraceptive pills can lead to gingivitis, and they are more likely to develop dry socket.
Visit before planning to get pregnant and during pregnancy. We will instruct you how to prevent any gum and tooth problems during pregnancy.