Your Oral Health and Pregnancy

23 Jul, 2014 | By teethwhiteningbypearl

What to expect when expecting: Pregnancy Gingivitis

1)  Swollen gums

2) Gums bleed more easily

3) May get cavities easier

How to Treat and Prevent Pregnancy Gingivitis

1) More regular cleanings- recommended every 3 months during your pregnancy

2) Brushing 2-3 times per day

3) Flossing 1 time per day

4) Try an electric toothbrush

5) Warm salt water rinses every 2-3 days

 

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