It’s very common for gums to become inflamed or even bleed during pregnancy. These symptoms are often the result of pregnancy gingivitis. As your hormone levels increase, it changes the way your gums react to the bacteria in plaque.
If you suffer from morning sickness you might be at risk of developing tooth erosion.
After vomiting, our dentists recommend to:
Your pregnancy dental checklist:
Most routine treatments such as fillings and cleans can be done during pregnancy, but it’s best to avoid X-rays until postpartum.
Jessie’s Pregnancy & Newborn Support Program story
For Health Partners member Jessie and her partner Bret began thinking about starting a family of their own, they were excited for the journey ahead.
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