Gum disease and Pregnancy
Mothers-to-be should take special care of their teeth during pregnancy. Hormonal changes associated with pregnancy can exaggerate some dental disorders, especially gum disease.
- Did you know that pregnant women with gum disease are seven to eight times more likely to give birth prematurely to low-birth-weight babies?
That is just one of the many reasons why expecting mothers need take care of their teeth during pregnancies by coming in for dental cleanings regularly.