Best Home Care Remedies for Dental Care During Pregnancy | Telugu | గర్భధారణ సమయంలో దంత ఆరోగ్యానికి చిట్కాలు | Dr Swetha | Dentist at Kukatpally-KPHB, Manikonda & Gachibowli-Kondapur

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Introduction to Dental Care during Pregnancy

Dental care during pregnancy is extremely important. From keeping up with daily oral hygiene, to monitoring changes in young mouth, the more care you take with your oral health the healthier your baby will be. Just as you have doctor visits for prenatal checkups, it’s also important to visit your dentist for prenatal dental care. Your dentist can help discuss changes in oral health during pregnancy and what to look for. There is a connection between your health during pregnancy and your baby’s health, so visiting your dentist during pregnancy is essential.

Why do more dental issues occur during Pregnancy?

During pregnancy, the changing hormone levels can leave your mouth more vulnerable to bacteria and plaque, both of which create tender,swollen gums during pregnancy. This can put you at greater risk for tooth decay and gum disease.

What are the most common dental issues faced during Pregnancy?

Pregnancy Gingivitis
Gum inflammation is more likely to occur during the second trimester. Your gums may be swollen, tender, and may bleed a little during brushing and flossing.

Teeth Cavities & Teeth Decay
Plaque buildup during pregnancy is common, but brushing and flossing regularly can help. Your body may not fight off plaque as easily when you’re pregnant, which can lead to tooth decay and gingivitis.

What is the Home Remedy for Pregnancy Gingivitis?

Use a Teaspoon of baking soda mixed in water and rinse your mouth.

What is the Home Remedy for Teeth Sensitivity & Teeth Decay during Pregnancy?

Use a Fluoride based Anti-Cavity Toothpaste

When to visit a Dentist?

Visit a Dentist, if you feel severe discomfort or severe pain.

What is the right time to get dental care before, during and after pregnancy?

Right Time: The right time to get dental care is when you are planning for pregnancy. Visit a dentist for a dental checkup and try to finish your dental treatments as once the pregnancy is set we cannot take Xrays and there may be complications.

Basic procedures can be completed only in 2nd trimester that too without the help of XRays.

1st and 3rd Trimesters: We do not advice any treatments during these trimesters. However emergency procedures can be done without XRays only in severe cases.

What are the Myths associated with Pregnancy and Teeth?

Does the growing baby take the calcium in my tooth?
No, this is a myth and this does not happen.

For every pregnancy there should be a tooth loss?
No, there is no basis to this myth. Tooth Loss is not advised and hence take precautions.

Brushing should be avoided for at least 2 months after pregnancy?
No, absolutely not. Maintain a good oral hygiene during and after pregnancy. Maintaining good oral hygiene during pregnancy will lead to good teeth to children and this is justified by many studies.

Dental Care Tips during Pregnancy

Maintain good oral hygiene during pregnancy


Dental Care during pregnancy is vital. Brush twice a day and use mouthwash. In case you notice gum inflammation or teeth sensitivity, consult a dentist.


  • Dr Swetha

    Dr Swetha U is an expert cosmetic dentist in Root Canals, Dental Implants, Aligners, Braces, Smile Designing, Kids and Laser Dentistry. Dr. Swetha has treated over 1Lakh+ patients in her glittering career spanning 14+ years working at top dental clinics in Hyderabad. Her attention to detail, accurate diagnosis, caring & down to earth attitude, beaming smile and 100% patient satisfaction are a rare combination in dentistry. All her dental clinics are ultra-modern, equipped with state-of-the-art equipment, have expert team of specialists and capable of handling all dental treatments and dental emergencies. Choose your nearby dental clinic at Kukatpally – KPHB, Manikonda – Shaikpet or Gachibowli – Kondapur and book an appointment now!