"Causes of Dental Problems During the gestational period, a physiological decrease in immunity occurs, the pathogenicity of microorganisms in the oral cavity increases, and their penetration into the body increases. Hormonal failure causes a chronic inflammatory process in the gum tissue, demineralization of dentin. According to statistics, pregnant women need to treat their teeth in 77-78% of cases. Women are in such a situation due to the lack of a planned dental checkup in most work teams and the low financial status that is prevalent among the weaker sex - dentophobia.
The incidence of pathologies is affected by:
the number of previous births;
the presence of obstetric weights, toxicosis.
The lack of educational activities in dentistry led to the fact that many expectant mothers do not know whether it is possible to treat teeth during pregnancy and harm not only their health, but also the baby’s body. It is not only possible to treat teeth during pregnancy, if this has not been done before, but it is also extremely important, since oral sanitation: prevents the progression of pathology; eliminates the risk of exacerbation of chronic diseases; reduces the possibility of intrauterine infection; reduces the risk of prenatal, postpartum complications; provides prevention of pathologies of baby teeth of the unborn child.
These pluses provide an exhaustive answer to the fears of the fair sex regarding whether it is possible to treat teeth during pregnancy Types of pathologies of the oral cavity When examining future mothers, they are most often found: caries; gingivitis. Starting from 2-3 weeks, women with a normal course of gestation show symptoms of gum inflammation - pregnant gingivitis.
It is accompanied by bad breath, bleeding, redness, swelling of the gums. The future mother begins to not hygiene so carefully, fearing the manifestations of the disease and worsening the condition.