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Would you be surprised to hear that there are a number of thing you should do when you’re pregnant if you’re interested in keeping your teeth healthy and strong? Naturally, you should still brush and floss your teeth for two minutes at a time and you should floss daily. Similarly, did you know that you should visit your dentist during your pregnancy?

Generally, we recommend setting up an appointment with us as soon as you learn that you’re pregnant. You see, even though there are some treatments that you may need to avoid while you’re pregnant, there are some things that can help you keep your teeth healthy. Furthermore, did you know that keeping your smile healthy will also keep you and your child healthy?

You see, gum disease is a fairly common but serious issue, and pregnant women will be more susceptible than they normally are. You see, pregnant women have more progesterone, which can irritate their gums. Sadly, this means pregnant women will be more vulnerable to gum disease. To make matters worse, gum disease can also cause a number of serious problems.

Do you have more questions about pregnancy and your teeth in Countryside, Illinois? Are you hoping to set up an appointment with our dentist, Dr. Blaine Cusack? If so, we invite you to give Jaw Pain Rehabilitation Inc. a call at 708-482-0300. We’ll be happy to answer any of your questions and keep your teeth healthy. We’re eager to meet with you!