You’re expecting—congratulations! Now that you are pregnant, you have a few more responsibilities than you did when you were caring for just one. In addition to getting ready for baby to arrive, you must take care of your health in such a way that you are providing your child an optimal environment in which to grow and thrive.
Many people already know that your oral health and the health of the rest of your body are intimately connected. Disease and infection that spread in the mouth can affect your lungs, your circulatory system, and even your heart. It is even more important to take care of your teeth when you are pregnant, as you become even more susceptible to developing gum disease and infection that can adversely affect the health of your baby.
Below are some tips, courtesy of Austin Preventative Dentistry, that can help you to get on track and stay on track with a healthy mouth before, during, and after pregnancy. Follow these tips and you’ll have a dazzling smile to show that little one when you meet for the first time:
Regardless of whether this is your first pregnancy or your last, it is essential that you keep up these good oral health habits to ensure that you and your children learn to proactively manage your health. For more strategies on how to improve your oral health and safeguard overall health and wellness, contact us today. We’ll help you uncover your brightest, healthiest smile yet!
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