A member asked:

Good day, i am pregnant and i have a bleeding gums, is it advisable for me to see a dentist while pregnant?

4 doctors weighed in across 2 answers
Dr. Miles Mitchell answered

Specializes in Family Medicine

Yes: You may certainly see a dentist while you are pregnant, and bleeding gums should be checked out. I wish you well!

Answered 4/1/2019


Dr. Arnold Malerman answered

Specializes in Orthodontics

Absolutely: Bleeding gums may indicate Periodontal (gum) disease, which has been implicated in low birth weight and pre-term delivery. Please see your Dentist as soon as possible.

Answered 4/1/2019



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