Friday, February 28, 2014

Staying Mouth Healthy During Pregnancy, Part II

Tree in the forest is calming during your wait
Waiting for your new arrival should be a time of preparation,
excitement, and joy! Staying mouth healthy is an important
 part of being ready for baby.
During our last post, we wrote about awaiting the arrival of your new baby, and some of the risks of your oral health. Today we talk about puffy gums and what they can signal.


Some women experience pregnancy tumors.  These puffy areas of the gums are typically non-cancerous, but can be painful or uncomfortable for you. Pregnancy tumors are inflammatory reactions to an irritant like plaque, and can bleed and become unsightly to some women, causing them to refrain from eating, smiling and talking. 

It is very important to see your dentist while you are pregnant. He will be able to ensure that your teeth remain healthy, as well as determine if you are prone to or suffering from any pregnancy induced oral health issues. 

Concerned About Your Oral Health?

Call Dr. Giri Palani today at (310) 894-8301 for your complimentary and individualized consultation, and to learn more about our holistic dental care in Beverly Hills.

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