Ensuring You Get Solid Dental Care During Pregnancy
Posted on 9/30/2016 by Dan Laizure
When you are pregnant your days are filled with doctor's appointments, planning, and rushing around to make sure you're getting the right prenatal vitamins and supplements. It can be easy to forget about your teeth during this time; however, you need to make sure you take care of them and get whatever care is needed.
Gum Disease Is Especially Dangerous During Pregnancy
Gum disease is never a good thing to have, but did you know that if you have gum disease during your pregnancy it can actually affect your unborn child? During this time, it is especially important to make sure that you are taking great care of your teeth and gums so there is no possibility of harming your unborn child.
Your Dental Care Need Not Be Neglected
Mothers who are expecting are frequently concerned about having too many chemicals near them. The fear is that they may absorb some chemicals that will damage their unborn children.
Fortunately, there is nothing to fear from having routine dental work done while you are pregnant. You do need to tell us that you are expecting so we can take extra precautions during things such as dental X-rays, but if we know about your status you can rest assured that we will take every precaution necessary to keep your unborn child safe.
While it is true that some procedures are probably postponed until after pregnancy to limit the things your child is exposed to, the good news is that every routine dental care procedure is perfectly safe to have even when you are pregnant.
Ask Us Any Questions We want you to feel safe and comfortable, so if you're an expecting mother please contact us today to ask us anything you may be wondering about getting proper dental care during this time of your life.