Self help dental care tips for pregnant women
Brush and Floss: Brush and floss three times a day to prevent the accumulation of bacteria on and around the teeth.
Morning Sickness and Vomiting Aids: Morning sickness and vomiting may be improved with a warm water or antibacterial mouthwash rinse. Baking soda used as toothpaste has been known to relieve an upset stomach; however, check with your doctor before using baking soda during pregnancy, especially if you have high blood pressure.
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A Healthy Diet: A diet for healthy gums during pregnancy includes calcium, B12 and vitamin C.
Pregnant women who practice good oral hygiene and consult with their dentist and medical doctor are considerably less likely to experience problems throughout the term of their pregnancy. Oral health and general health are interrelated, as are the health of mother and child
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