Oral Health Concerns During Pregnancy
Because of the way that hormonal changes that occur during pregnancy impact your dental health, you'll want to pay particular attention to your teeth and gums during these nine months. The following will show you what to look out for during this time and what you should do. Problems You Might Experience Pregnancy Gingivitis: Higher levels of progesterone can cause gingivitis (inflammation in the gums). Combined with changes to your immune system caused by the pregnancy, this can result in swollen and red gums.