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What are the most common oral health problems in pregnant women?

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Dr. Jake Richards
Dentistry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Gingivitis

I most commonly see increased gingivitis and calculus(tartar) build up.
It normally is associated with insufficient oral hygiene. Often a pregnant woman is not as careful or brushing makes them feel like vomiting so they don't do it as much. You must maintain your hygiene and still see your dentist during that time. Get probs fixed that arise as well.

In brief: Gingivitis

I most commonly see increased gingivitis and calculus(tartar) build up.
It normally is associated with insufficient oral hygiene. Often a pregnant woman is not as careful or brushing makes them feel like vomiting so they don't do it as much. You must maintain your hygiene and still see your dentist during that time. Get probs fixed that arise as well.
Dr. Jake Richards
Dr. Jake Richards
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Dr. Thomas Stelmach
Dentistry - Cosmetic

In brief: Angry gums

The hormonal changes that happen during pregnancy cause your gums to be hyper reactive to any irritant.
You need to keep your teeth as clean as possible to avoid problems.

In brief: Angry gums

The hormonal changes that happen during pregnancy cause your gums to be hyper reactive to any irritant.
You need to keep your teeth as clean as possible to avoid problems.
Dr. Thomas Stelmach
Dr. Thomas Stelmach
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Dr. Nela Cordero
Pediatrics

In brief: TEETH PROBLEMS

Pregnant women needs calcium for her growing fetus, many suffer dental problems due to lack of calcium.

In brief: TEETH PROBLEMS

Pregnant women needs calcium for her growing fetus, many suffer dental problems due to lack of calcium.
Dr. Nela Cordero
Dr. Nela Cordero
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