Dental Visits and Pregnancy

Dental-Visits-While-PregnantDental visits and pregnancy — what you should know.  It’s important to have good oral health in general, but it’s even more important to have dental visits while pregnant or even before you actually get pregnant.

If you are thinking about having a baby, try to get into your dentist for a check-up to make sure everything is ok or that treatment is done prior to getting pregnant.  Having a healthy mouth is not only great for avoiding any dental treatment, but it is also good for your overall health.

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Being Pregnant at the Dentist: What you Should Know

We get asked a lot what you should know while being pregnant at the dentist and what you should know. If you have found that your teeth and gums have changed at all since you have been pregnant, there are reasons behind it.

Pregnancy-and-Your-Oral-HealthObviously there is a hormonal change that occurs with pregnancy which can cause your gums to become sensitive, puffy and bleed when you brush. This is called gingivitis. Gingivitis is the starting phase of periodontal disease.  This has been known to produce low birth weight babies.  To alleviate this, brush and floss regularly.

Morning sickness is horrible in itself, but it can really do a number on your teeth.  Continue Reading…

The Showdown: Male Teeth Vs. Female Teeth

Okay, okay.  We already know that men are from Mars and women are from Venus but what about male teeth Vs. female teeth?  Of course, there are lots of differences between us that will reiterate that statement, but, from a dental standpoint, are our teeth so different from one another that they too are from an alien planet?

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