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Friday, November 6, 2015

Dental Care which Don'ts During Pregnancy




Pregnancy is the most unique thing that happens to a woman's life. A wide variety of physiological changes, anatomic, and hormonal changes during pregnancy can affect oral health. This is what requires every mother still need to maintain the health of teeth and mouth during pregnancy.

Some changes in the oral cavity that can occur during pregnancy, among others, gum inflammation, granuloma of the gums, tooth enamel erosion, excessive saliva production, dry mouth, and tooth mobility.

During pregnancy is safe to do dental care, as long as it is not carried out under local anesthetic. If it requires local anesthesia, should be done in the second trimester of pregnancy. Indeed, all the actions of the safest dental treatment performed in the second trimester. But still must get approval from the obstetrician who are monitoring the pregnancy of each patient.

The following types of treatment that can be done each trimester, among others:

• Trimester 1 may be improving oral hygiene, tartar cleaning, and emergency measures.
• Trimester 2 can be cleaned of tartar and gum pocket curettage, dental fillings, root canal treatment and tooth extraction (with special requirements).
• Trimester 3 should all acts dentist suspended 3 weeks before delivery, except for emergencies.

However, any act of dental care such as tooth extractions, incision and drainage, as well as root canal treatment that requires local anesthesia, must obtain prior approval from the obstetrician who is caring for the patient pregnancy.

Before determining whether rocking gear is being experienced is indeed necessary to repeal or not, then you should visit the dentist prior to clinical and radiographic examination if necessary. If it needs to be lifted, the dentist will mengonsulkan you to an obstetrician for approval may be made whether or not the tooth extraction with a condition of pregnancy that is being undertaken.

In addition, suggestions for oral health for pregnant women, among others:

1. Control of plaque, which is a regular tooth brushing 2 times a day, flossing at least 1 times a day, using the mouthwash recommended by your dentist, tartar cleaning by a dentist.
2. The timing of a visit to the dentist. Pay attention to what can be done each trimester of pregnancy.
3. Setting the time to do a dental x-rays.
4.Selektif choose drugs.


Source: health.kompas.com


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