Pregnancy and Infant Care

Infant Dental Care

Begin cleaning the baby’s mouth with a clean damp washcloth. Avoid putting baby to bed with a bottle, sipper cup or while breastfeeding. This habit may cause cavities when your baby has teeth especially if milk, formula, juice or other sweetened liquid is used. more

Pregnancy and Dental health

During pregnancy, a woman’s hormone levels rise and gingivitis (inflammation of gums) is common. Serious gum disease in the mother has been linked to low birth-weight babies and premature births. more