If you’re pregnant, it is essential to continue visiting your dentist to receive the necessary treatments. This is because your teeth often become extremely vulnerable and susceptible to dental damage while you’re pregnant. If you do find herself pregnant, learn what you can do to help keep your smile safe as you prepare for childbirth.

Your diet can begin to be affected as you’re pregnant. In fact, your diet can radically transform while you’re pregnant, on the verge of pregnancy and even after delivering. Thus, it is important to always exercise caution with what you’re eating and consider the ramifications of the products in terms of your oral health. This includes avoiding sugars and eating well-balanced, nutritious meals. For further product recommendations and dietary tips, visit your dentist.

A pregnancy is known to lead to several oral health risks and health risks including a downturn in oral hygiene. If your oral hygiene begins to lax, you could be at an increased risk for gestational diabetes, premature delivery and preeclampsia. Thus, it is important to continue brushing and flossing your teeth every single day. Furthermore, pregnancy can also increase your risk for serious oral health risks such as gum disease.

For additional assistance with your oral health while you are pregnant, Dr. Payam Bostani and our team are here to enhance your smile. If you would like to set up an appointment to come see us at our dentist office in Burbank, California, please call us at 818-973-7100 to speak with a member of our team.