Posted by Dr. Ramsey on Aug 5 2021, 11:29 AM
Wondering what the connection between pregnancy and your dental health is? The answer might surprise you.
The American Dental Association recommends expecting mothers prioritize going to their dentist while pregnant to get their dental cleanings and other required dental procedures done before welcoming their baby.
Dr. Coley W. Ramsey II, DDS, at Next Level Dental in Smyrna, Tennessee, offers specialized dental treatments and procedures for all demographic groups such as children, adults, senior citizens, or pregnant women.
In this article, we’re taking a closer look at the connection between pregnancy and oral health.
Medical experts have found that women experience several oral health symptoms during pregnancy. The most common of them are:
Cavities: Caused by a change in diet due to increased cravings and acidity in the mouth or caused by dry mouth, vomiting, or poor oral hygiene.
According to the American Pregnancy Association, this is how you can take care of your oral health during pregnancy:
Going to your dentist during your pregnancy is just as essential as visiting your doctor. To make sure everything is in order with your dental health, schedule a consultation with Dr. Ramsey, DDS, by calling (615) 459-6354 or visiting our office at 693 President Pl #101, Smyrna, TN 37167.
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