Avoiding Dental Health Problems During Pregnancy

teeth health dentist smileHere are three ways that can help you keep your teeth healthy during pregnancy.

Key takeaways:

– Visit your dentist regularly for cleanings and exams.

– If you experience morning sickness, rinse your mouth with water and wait 30 minutes before brushing your teeth to prevent enamel damage

– Try to keep cravings for sweets under control to avoid cavities and gum disease symptoms

If you are pregnant, you have more reasons than ever to follow a strict dental care routine.

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Matthew Houlton BDS(Sheffield) MFGDP(UK)

I’m Matthew Houlton, principal dentist and practice owner of Manor House Dental Practice.

Qualified from Sheffield dental hospital in 1993.

Post graduate training with Paul Tipton (Specialist Prosthodontist) from 2005-2007.

Diploma for Membership of the Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK) 2007.

Special interest in Orthodontics.

Yorkshire Deanary Fixed Appliance Training Scheme 2002-2004.

I have worked at York Hospital’s orthodontic department one session a week since 2009.

Member of the British Society of Occlusal Studies (the study of temporomandibular disorder).

I have two children, who keep me busy when I am not at the practice. I take a keen interest in and teach Aikido, a martial art, to keep a healthy mind and body.