Pregnant women are prone to dental problems due to hormonal imbalance which takes place during pregnancy.
Visit the dentist (six month once) during pregnancy, it is safe.
Increased blood flow and hormonal changes can lead to pregnancy gingivitis.
- Gingivitis: Swelling of gums and bleeding mostly during brushing and flossing.
- Periodontal disease: Due to untreated gingivitis (leading to infection of supporting structures of the tooth) and eventually tooth loss over a period of time.
- Pregnancy epulis/ pyogenic granuloma: Red round growth that appears on gums which can bleed easily.
- Brush regularly
- Limit sugar intake
- Eat healthy and limiting food intake
- Increase calcium and vitamin D supplements