Call Today : 713-981-4600

Company Name Blog

Pregnancy and Dental Health

Pregnancy & Dental Health

Myth: A woman looses a tooth for every pregnancy. Reality: The fetus does not suck out the calcium from the mother’s teeth but behavior changes can adversely affect the dental health of the mother. Nausea can be common when pregnant and if vomiting is frequent, then the stomach acid upon the teeth can be very destructive. Moreover just brushing ones teeth can induce “morning sickness” so as a result daily oral hygiene can be curtailed resulting in an increase in tooth decay. Pregnancy results in major hormonal changes for the expecting woman. As a result, existing inflammation of the gums…

Read More
Sep 18, 2015 by