Articles relevant to: Pregnancy

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Nausea’s Effect on Oral Health

Nausea’s Effect on Oral Health

Feeling nauseated is never a pleasant experience, but it’s unavoidable in some cases. A stomach bug, eating something that doesn’t agree with you, or another type of virus can all cause nausea. During and after the unpleasant experience, it’s important to know how nausea can impact your oral health, as well as how to take care of your mouth when you’re ill.

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Why are your gums bleeding and what to do about it?

Why are your gums bleeding and what to do about it?

Spitting a bit of blood in the sink after brushing and flossing may not seem like a big deal, and in fact you may not even notice it anymore. But the truth is that bleeding gums are never something to ignore. More often than not, bleeding gums are an early sign of gum disease which should be addressed immediately.

There are a few different things that can cause an onset of bleeding gums, read on to find out what they are and what you can do about them to get your oral health back on track.

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Pregnancy and Your Dental Health

Pregnancy and Your Dental Health

Everyone knows that with pregnancy comes many huge biological and physical bodily changes. But did you know that your mouth changes, too? It’s true, and it means that your dental needs and care will change as well. Read on to find out what changes you can expect throughout pregnancy, how to deal with them, and what else you can do to optimize your oral health while expecting.

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Dental Care While Pregnant – A Guide To Healthy Teeth

Dental Care While Pregnant – A Guide To Healthy Teeth

Whether you are planning on a child in the future or are already expecting your bundle of joy, you may or may not know all of the health considerations that go into managing a pregnancy. And yet, it’s more common than you might think to overlook oral health during pregnancy. That’s why 123 Dentist is here to help with a new guide to assist you in making smart choices over the coming 9 months.

The first thing to do when planning your pregnancy is to consult with your family doctor and your dentist. This way you can find out from experts what you need to prepare for in advance, such as finishing up any procedures involving sedation or surgery before trying to conceive.

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How to keep a healthy oral care routine during pregnancy

How to keep a healthy oral care routine during pregnancy

It’s a common misconception that once you get pregnant, you can no longer visit your dentist. The truth is that during your pregnancy, regular dental checkups are important because your hormone levels are changing dramatically.

The change in your hormone levels during pregnancy can affect your health, and it could make you more susceptible to oral health concerns. Many women experience this in the form of gingivitis or gum disease, which can lead to the regular bleeding and swelling of the gums.

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How To Prevent Gum Disease During Your Pregnancy

How To Prevent Gum Disease During Your Pregnancy

If you’re pregnant and wondering what effect your oral health might have on your unborn baby, the dental health experts at one of our 123Dentist Community Dentist Network dental practices want patients to know the facts about how oral health can impact pregnancy.

There has been evidence that shows a correlation between gum disease and premature babies. Researchers have revealed that pregnant woman who have gum disease are more likely than other pregnant women to have a premature birth.

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Important Dental Advice For Expectant Mothers

bigstock_Couple_In_Love_3136443If you’re pregnant or planning on having a baby in the near future it is very important to visit Grandview Corners Dental & Wellness Centre, so we can partner with you to ensure a healthy and worry-free pregnancy. Put simply, healthy moms make healthy babies and excellent oral health is a key aspect of optimal overall health.

Minimizing exposure to X-rays and anaesthesia just makes sense for expectant moms – we’ll work with you to ensure that any outstanding dental X-rays and dental treatments are completed prior to pregnancy so that you don’t have to factor in appointments or dental emergencies.

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