Looking after your teeth and gums and seeing your dentist regularly will help to keep your mouth healthy and ease any discomfort during pregnancy. More about gum disease. More about looking after your oral health.
If you have a non-NHS dentist, they're not obliged to offer you free treatment. Keep going to your dentist and dental hygienist regularly.
How to register with a dentist in Scotland. The NHS Patient Claims team can answer any questions that you might have about entitlements to dental care throughout pregnancy and after your baby's born.
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Gum disease gingivitis Many pregnant women get a owmen called pregnancy gingivitis. If you have it, your gums: Once your baby's born, pregnancy gingivitis should go away. More about gum disease Keeping your mouth healthy To keep your mouth healthy: Share Tweet Print.
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