Expectant mothers put a great deal of effort, and rightly so, into protecting and caring for the life growing within them. Taking care of oral health during pregnancy is particularly important for both mother and child. We are going to consider the effect that pregnancy hormones have on the gums, and then explain why keeping mom’s mouth healthy is so important to an unborn child.

An article by Dr. Samir Alaswad. Originally published by Your Dental Health Resource.

Read the full article here: PREGNANCY HORMONES AND YOUR GUMS