Keep Teeth Healthy During Pregnancy

Posted In: Family Dentistry
Dental Cleanings During Pregnancy

Dr. Allan Acton recommends having a thorough dental cleaning early in your pregnancy. Lying in a dentist’s chair can be uncomfortable during the last trimester. A professional cleaning performed by one of the skilled dental hygienists at Cary Family Dental, along with diligent brushing and flossing, helps prevent gum problems that are often triggered by hormonal changes. The American Dental Association has found a positive correlation between periodontal disease and preterm deliveries and low birth weight.