Women who have recently become pregnant need to take even better care of their teeth and gums. Many expectant mothers will be surprised to learn how their oral health can impact their unborn child.
- Mothers can transmit oral bacteria to a child still in the womb.
- This bacteria has been linked to issues such as low birth weight and premature delivery.
- Receiving regular checkups will ensure that your health and the health of your child are not jeopardised.
“There’s no reason to put off treatment for tooth decay or gum disease during your pregnancy.”
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