Everything You Always Wanted To Know — But Never Knew To Ask
Pregnancy is generally thought of as the time when a woman strives to be particularly aware of the need for “health” and what must be done to achieve the highest degree of well-being for her and her developing child. Most importantly, many women may not be aware of the link that exists between their oral health and their systemic (general) health, as well as the impact that other factors can have on a developing child.
Despite these goals, neglecting dental health is not uncommon during pregnancy. The difficulty faced in maintaining satisfactory oral and dental health seems understandable when one considers the often frequent bouts of nausea experienced; the physical demands and restraints imposed by weight gain and a growing abdomen; the problems presented by sensitivity and inflammation related to the gum tissues, so-called pregnancy gingivitis; and concerns, albeit unfounded, that certain aspects of dental treatment may be dangerous to the developing child. This article will explore these important issues.… Read more – Read Full Article in our library…
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