Pregnancy, Your Teeth, and Your Dentist

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WHAT PREGNANCY CAN DO TO YOUR TEETH                    While pregnant, gums tend to bleed more than usual (estrogen and progesterone increase blood flow in this area). Also, many women increase their carb consumption, and have difficulty brushing their back teeth due to a stronger gag reflex and/or morning sickness. All of this adds up to an increase in dental issues such as cavities, sensitive teeth, plaque build-up, and periodontal disease.     In a Read more […]