Saturday, 24 September 2016

Oral Health- an Essential Care in Pregnancy

Pregnancy is a period of happiness in the life of a woman. Oral health has got great significance during this period. During pregnancy, a woman's oral health can undergo significant changes.
Even though most people are aware that good oral health is essential for the overall health of both mother and child, misunderstanding about safety of dental care during pregnancy may cause pregnant women to avoid visiting their dentist.
The fact is that dentist can create a treatment plan that is safe, effective and essential for combating adverse effects of oral disease during pregnancy.
COMMON DENTAL CONDITIONS EXPERIENCED DURING PREGNANCY
  • Gum Disease ( pregnancy gingivitis)
  • Enamel Erosion
  • Tooth Decay
  • Dry Mouth
  • Tooth Mobility 
DENTAL CARE DURING PREGNANCY 
  • Undergo A dental check up once in 6 months.
  • Brush your teeth using a fluoridated tooth paste twice a day. Brush your teeth only half an hour of an episode of vomiting as immediate brushing will remove the enamel has been softened by the gastric acids.
  • Floss your teeth at least once a day.
  • If tooth brushing causes morning sickness, then the oral cavity should be rinsed with water and fluoride/chlorhexidine mouth rinses.
  • Change your tooth brush once in 3 months
  • Consume foods high in protein,calcium phosphorus and vitamin A, C and D for the development of strong teeth in your baby.
  • Avoid consuming sweets, pastries, carbonated beverages and junk foods which can lead to cavity.
  • Consume green leafy vegetables and fruits for a healthy baby.
  • Take vitamin supplements, including folic acid to reduce the risk of birth defects such as cleft lip and palate on the advice of your gynecologist.
  • Do not consume alcohol during pregnancy.
  • Do not smoke during pregnancy.
  • Dental care, if required, can be done safely in the second trimester of pregnancy. Avoid dental x-ray during pregnancy. Elective dental treatment should be deferred after pregnancy.
Pregnancy is a period where utmost oral care should be given so that the baby develops a healthy body and healthy oral cavity.

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