Oral Health And Pregnancy

Oral Health And Pregnancy What to expect when expecting There are changes that may occur to oral health during pregnancy. This is due to hormonal changes during pregnancy, particularly increase in estrogen and progesterone, which exaggerate gum tissue reaction to plaque. Pregnant women may develop gingivitis, which is the inflammation of the gum. Inflamed gum bleeds easily and may be tender. If left untreated, gingivitis may quickly progress and develop periodontal (gum) disease and result

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