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Pregnancy

embarazoMaintaining a healthy diet during pregnancy can keep your teeth and your baby's teeth healthy .

 

All changes in hormone levels that occur with pregnancy can actually cause some dental problems to become worse. Brushing and flossing helps your overall health , too, and if your mouth is healthy , it is more likely that your baby's mouth will be healthy too.


It is important to continue to see your dentist during pregnancy for oral examination and regular dental cleaning . Be sure to tell your dentist you are pregnant and have noticed changes in your oral health. A good day care is vital. That means that you must brush your teeth twice a day with fluoride toothpaste and clean between your teeth once a day with floss , eat a balanced diet and limit sugary snacks between meals.

 

Keeping your mouth healthy now can help you and your child have a healthy mouth for a lifetime.