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Pregnancy and Your    Oral HealthDr. Dheera GoelGeneral Dentist (BDS)Getwell Medical Center,Burdubai, Dubai, UAE.         ...
Tooth Anatomy
Tooth Decay: Steps
When should a pregnant womansee the dentist?   You could hurt yourself or your baby by NOT    going to the dentist   Any...
Gum Problems   Pregnancy Gingivitis    ◦ Red edges    ◦ Swollen or puffy    ◦ Tender    ◦ Bleed easily during brushing
Enamel erosion caused byfrequent vomiting
Treatment for Acid Exposure   Do NOT brush immediately after vomiting   Rinse    ◦ Water with baking soda    ◦ Antacid  ...
Prevention: Oral Hygiene   Reduce the amount of bacteria in your    mouth    ◦ Brushing and flossing    ◦ Antibacterial m...
Good day and Thank       you!!!
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  1. 1. Pregnancy and Your Oral HealthDr. Dheera GoelGeneral Dentist (BDS)Getwell Medical Center,Burdubai, Dubai, UAE. www.getwelluae.com
  2. 2. Tooth Anatomy
  3. 3. Tooth Decay: Steps
  4. 4. When should a pregnant womansee the dentist? You could hurt yourself or your baby by NOT going to the dentist Any time ◦ Check-ups and cleanings ◦ Emergency care (including x-rays) Second trimester or first half of third best for procedures that require: ◦ Anesthesia ◦ Medication ◦ Time in the chair
  5. 5. Gum Problems Pregnancy Gingivitis ◦ Red edges ◦ Swollen or puffy ◦ Tender ◦ Bleed easily during brushing
  6. 6. Enamel erosion caused byfrequent vomiting
  7. 7. Treatment for Acid Exposure Do NOT brush immediately after vomiting Rinse ◦ Water with baking soda ◦ Antacid ◦ Plain water
  8. 8. Prevention: Oral Hygiene Reduce the amount of bacteria in your mouth ◦ Brushing and flossing ◦ Antibacterial mouth rinses ◦ Xylitol gum or mints Keep routine dental visits
  9. 9. Good day and Thank you!!!
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