Don't skip your dental checkup appointment simply because you are pregnant.
VISIT YOUR DENTIST FOR
Thorough dental examination
Professional cleaning (as related to baby’s birth weight)
Radio graphs before pregnancy.
Complete all recommended treatment for well-being of your oral health.
Do not feel shy to inform your dentist (doctor) about your pregnancy.
AVOID DENTAL X-RAYS DURING PREGNANCY.
PREGNANCY ASSOCIATED GUM DISEASES: Take regular gum care as pregnancy causes hormonal changes that put you at higher risk for gum diseases which appears as bleeding and swollen gums.
COPING WITH MORNING SICKNESS: Follow good oral hygiene practices to avoid oral health problems. Use bland toothpaste to avoid morning sickness.
RINSING: Rinse frequently if you are suffering from morning sickness.
TYPE OF BRUSH: Use soft toothbrush with a small toothbrush head to prevent vomiting.
THIS IS THE SAFEST PERIOD IN PREGNANCY SO YOU CAN VISIT DENTIST.
Avoid sugary/sticky food stuffs
Maintain a diet rich in Vitamin C, Vitamin B-12 and Calcium.
Avoid dental treatments except for emergency case.
Maintain your oral hygiene at home as it can lead to premature delivery.
Visit your dentist soon after delivery for routine examination and ask your dentist about removing silver fillings as mercury present in the fillings can travel through breast milk in high concentrations.
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