When you’re pregnant your body goes through a lot of changes and so does your mouth. Because of this, it is important you stay on top of your oral hygiene and if you are planning on getting pregnant, to come in early for a dental examination. This way any problems you may have with your teeth can be treated in advance and prevent any major issues during the course of your pregnancy.
It is still important to continue your routine maintenance visits, which can be performed at any stage during your pregnancy. Make sure to inform your dentist that you are pregnant as we may need to make small changes to your treatment plan based on this information.
While we prefer to postpone major dental work till after delivery, emergency procedures are still undertaken during pregnancy. If there are any tooth aches or infections it is better if you come in and get them sorted as that can put additional stress on you and the pregnancy.