If you are pregnant or planning a pregnancy it is important to continue with regular dentist appointments. Good oral health is good for overall health and that of your baby, too.
- If you have gum disease the bacteria which causes the condition can be passed on to your newborn baby.
- Continue to consult your dentist about oral health as treatment for conditions like gum disease are safe when pregnant.
- Research has suggested a link between gum disease and premature birth and low birth weight.
“By getting a checkup with your dentist, you can help ensure that your smile is free of tooth decay so that you won’t have to worry about passing on bacteria once your beautiful baby is here!”
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