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4 Safe Ways To Deal With Gum Disease While Pregnant

Posted by on Feb 10, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Forty percent of pregnant women develop gum disease while they are pregnant. Generally, pregnancy gingivitis is caused by the high level of progesterone pregnant women produce, and it can become worse if you eat too many carbohydrates and sugars, forget to brush or floss, or have extreme morning sickness. The good news is that there are many safe ways to treat gum disease, even while you are pregnant. Brushing and Flossing  The easiest way to prevent gum disease and to treat mild gum disease is through consistent brushing, flossing, and rinsing with proper technique. When you become pregnant, you should schedule an appointment with your dentist to discuss the best mouthwash and toothpaste to use throughout your pregnancy. While you are at your pregnancy dental screening, you should take the time to get x-rays and have your hygienist evaluate...

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