Pregnancy, your teeth and your baby - what you should know
As we are all aware, many changes occur during pregnancy. Not only to your lifestyle, but to your body, health and well-being too – so we are told. I had many mums tell me this over the years. However, the reality of that never truly hit until I became pregnant myself.
I’ve been a Dental Receptionist for 4 years now, consistently surrounded by dentists and their knowledge. When I was pregnant with my now 8-month-old son, I was kindly warned about oral health during pregnancy, especially seeing as I had braces.
Yet with all the dental influence around me, I really wasn’t prepared for the changes in my mouth ...