Saturday, 19 March 2016

Pregnancy and Gum Diseases

Gum disease is a common oral issue for adults, ranging from slight gum inflammation to serious dental issues including teeth lose. Periodontal disease also known as gum disease, is a bacterial infection that affects the tissues of the teeth and the bones supporting the teeth.Pregnancy and Gum diseases are highly related.  Pregnant women have a high chance for gum disease due to hormonal changes and increased blood flow. 

Pregnancy gingivitis usually appears between the second and eighth month of pregnancy. Research shows that women with gum disease are at an increased risk of delivering  baby with less than 37 weeks of gestation. Babies who are born prematurely may risk a range of health conditions including cerebral palsy, problems with eyesight and hearing.
Signs and Symptoms of gum disease during pregnancy :
  • Difficulty or pain when chewing
  • Loose teeth
  • Bleeding gum
  • Red or swollen gums
  • Sensitive teeth
Causes :

Common causes of dental health problems during pregnancy stage includes :
  • Vomiting
  • Cravings for sugary foods
  • Gum problems
  • Retching while brushing teeth
Dental Solutions centre for implants and laser dentistry, Bangalore give you solution for all dental problems caused in pregnancy. Dr Balasubramanya the man behind the success of Dental Solutions, Dental Clinic in Bangalore is an expertise in the field of laser dentistry.

We provide highly advanced dental treatment for the patients suffering from dental problems. Also give treatments for pregnant ladies. Some of the pre pregnancy dental health tips includes :
  • Brush your teeth at least twice with fluoridated toothpaste
  • Visit your dentist or oral hygienist in pregnancy period