Oral Care During Pregnancy

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Get some good oral hygiene tips right here.

WORDS SAMANTHA TAN

If you don’t know by now, good oral healthcare is of the utmost importance during pregnancy. Here are some tips that to maintain good oral healthcare during pregnancy.

  • Practice good oral hygiene habits such as brushing and flossing twice a day to prevent dental problems.
  • Pay attention to the state of your gums and teeth. If you notice a change such as swelling or bleeding, make an appointment to see your dentist as soon as possible. Do not put it off.
  • Avoid sugary snacks and drinks because the more you snack, the greater the chances of developing cavities.
  • Have a balanced diet consisting of essential minerals and vitamins as they are crucial for the developing baby’s teeth, gums and bones.
  • If you are at a dental appointment and feel uncomfortable lying in the dental chair for too long, don't hesitate to let your dentist know. They will try their best for you to remain comfortable and stress-free.
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