Bleeding gums during pregnancy

Bleeding gums during pregnancy

The child’s teeth begin to develop during pregnancy, so the diverse, balanced nutrition and general health of the mother are important.

Healthy mother - healthy baby!

Similarly to the transformations that future mothers’ body undergoes, changes also occur in the oral cavity. Therefore, maintaining good teeth and gum health before, during and after pregnancy is crutial. Because a healthy mother means a healthy baby!

Is it normal to have bleeding gums during pregnancy?

Physiological changes during pregnancy also lead to changes in the oral cavity.

The increased risk of pre-eclampsia, prematurity and preterm birth is associated with gum disease.

Does the health of your mouth affect your pregnancy? Should future mothers have healthy gums and teeth?

Oral health is an important component of general health. It has an effect on diabetes, cardiovascular and other diseases and influences pregnancy.

Some studies have shown that pregnant women with periodontal disease have increased the risk of prematurity and preterm birth.

Other studies have shown a correlation between periodontitis and the increased risk of pre-eclampsia.

We advise women who consider becoming mothers to visit their dentist for examination, professional oral hygiene, and treatment of all problems in the oral cavity even before pregnancy.

How should pregnant women look after their gums and teeth?