Monthly Archives: October 2015

Safe Dental Care for Expecting Mothers

October 28, 2015 / Posted By admin

Congratulations! You’re expecting. As your body changes, so does your oral hygiene, so here are tips on how to safely care for your teeth and gums during your pregnancy. Remember, pregnant women are more susceptible to gingivitis and periodontal disease, which increases the chances of premature birth. Treat Swelling Gums: Because of your body’s hormonal changes, you have a higher chance of developing gum disease. It is crucial to stick to your dental hygiene routine to remove trapped food. You may also want to gargle warm salt water to help with the inflammation. Increase Flossing Habits: Morning sickness might put up a fight during your pregnancy, and flavoured toothpaste may become the bane of your existence. Try to switch to natural toothpaste instead, or ... Read more »

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