Smile, Mama! Pregnancy Oral Health
“Why do my gums bleed so easily when I am pregnant?”
Pregnancy is a time of many changes, and your oral health is no exception.
Watch our video to learn how to protect the health of your teeth and gums during pregnancy.
Did you know that tooth decay and cavities are actually a symptom of the disease dental caries? When you understand how dental caries can cause tooth decay, it becomes easier to prevent—even during pregnancy!
Our Smile, Mama! Pregnancy Oral Health video will help you to:
Learn about the disease dental caries and how it causes tooth decay and cavities.
Understand how hormonal and dietary changes can affect teeth and gums.
Learn how to protect your teeth and gums during bouts of morning sickness.
Understand how your diet during pregnancy may put you at risk for developing tooth decay.
Understand the connection between your oral health and the health of your pregnancy.
Haven't been to the dentist in the last six months? Talk to your OB/Midwife about the importance and safety of visiting the dentist during pregnancy.
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