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Chad M. Boustany D.D.S., M.S.

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Pregnancy Gingivitis: Causes, Symptoms And Treatment

Posted on 4/26/2021 by Dr. Boustany
During pregnancy, keeping your teeth and gums healthy is probably not on your to-do list. However, the hormonal changes during pregnancy can greatly affect your oral health. Around 40% of women tend to develop gingivitis at some point during their pregnancy. The increase in progesterone hormone levels can make your mouth vulnerable to bacterial plaque that can infect your gums. Causes of Pregnancy Gingivitis If you notice blood, pain, or swelling while brushing or flossing your teeth, you may have gingivitis. Here are some causes of pregnancy gingivitis: Symptoms of Pregnancy Gingivitis Gum inflammation is most likely to occur between the seventh and eighth months of pregnancy. Here are some tell-tale signs: Treatment and Prevention for Pregnancy Gingivitis It is important to maintain good oral hygiene to steer clear of gingivitis during pregnancy. Some steps you can take to treat and prevent this condition include: Taking care of your teeth and gums is essential in order to avoid pregnancy gingivitis. If you think your gums may be infected, schedule an appointment with us at Revive Dental and Implant Center by calling us at (304) 467-4265 today....
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