SMILETOWN CHILDREN'S DENTIST, VANCOUVER, CANADA

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Smile Town Childrens Dentist Burnaby, Langley, North Delta

Burnaby Location

Get your child ready for a safari when they visit our jungle-themed practice at 4460 Beresford St. in Burnaby.

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North Delta Location

It's all beach balls & water fun at our beach-themed North Delta practice located at 7511 120th Street.

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Smile Town Orthodontics Langley BC

Langley Location

Our underwater-themed Langley practice is conveniently located in Willoughby Town Centre.

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Pregnancy And Oral Health

Posted May 10th, 2016

Before You Become Pregnant

Ensuring your child’s oral health begins before you decide to become pregnant so start by scheduling an appointment to have a professional cleaning. Should any gum issues be found they need attention as any oral health problems should be addressed before you become pregnant.

Once You Become Pregnant

It’s important to take good care of your teeth and gums while you are pregnant, the hormonal changes while pregnant increase the risk of gum disease which in turn can affect the health of your developing baby. Below are some tips to help you maintain good oral health during pregnancy and after.
  • Notify Your dentist when you become pregnant
  • Any urgent procedures can still be done, however elective procedure can wait until after delivery
  • Dental x-rays are safe while pregnant, your Dentist will use extra caution to safeguard you and your baby such as shielding your abdomen and thyroid.
  • Inform your Dentist of and medications and their dosages prescribed by your Physician. He may need to change your dental treatment plan based on this information.
  • Don’t miss your regular check ups while you’re pregnant
  • Follow good oral hygiene practices to reduce oral health problems
  • Be aware of any changes in your gums and see your Dentist if you notice any change

After You Have Your Baby

Should you experience any gum problems during your pregnancy schedule an appointment with your children's Dentist in Vancouver as soon as possible

SmileTown Dentistry in Langley, Burnaby and North Delta are here to answer any questions or concerns you may have once you decide to become pregnant. We can advise you about brushing, nutrition as well as when to schedule your child’s first Dental check up at SmileTown Dentistry, once their teeth start to come through.

Smile Town Childrens Dentist Burnaby, Langley, North Delta