Why did my doctor recommend I see my Dentist During pregnancy?

We asked our hygienists here at Family Dentist Tree how your pregnancy can affect your oral health; here is what they said: “You may experience some changes in your oral health during pregnancy. The primary changes are due to a surge in hormones that can cause your gums to exaggerate a normal reaction to plaque. Changes in your hormone levels can cause swollen gums that bleed during brushing and flossing (pregnancy gingivitis). If plaque isn’t removed daily, it can eventually harden into tarter and may increase your risk of gingivitis. If your gingivitis was diagnosed prior to your pregnancy, the Read More →