Gingivitis en el embarazo: what is it, symptoms and treatment

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Gingivitis is an oral disease that is characterized by inflammation and bleeding from the teeth at the time of cepillarse los dientes, being a very common situation during the embarzo, especially due to the hormonal changes that occur after the second month of pregnancy, las cuales hacen that las encias are more sensible.

However, gingivitis during embarazo is not serious in most cases and is not indicative of poor oral hygiene. Normally, the dentist recommends that the woman continues performing her oral hygiene correctly and, in case the symptoms continue to appear, the use of toothpaste can be indicated for sensitive teeth, for example.

main symptoms

Gingivitis en el embarazo is usually not a sign of bad oral hygiene, it can occur even when the level of bacteria is within the normal values ​​and the woman embarazada cepilla her patients correctly. The main symptoms include:

  • enrojecida and swollen;
  • Bleeding easily from the teeth to chew or brush the teeth;
  • Intense or constant pain in patients;
  • Bad alienation and bad taste sensation in the mouth.

Gingivitis should be treated as quickly as possible, because if it continues to develop, it can cause complications such as increased risk of premature birth or a low birth weight baby.

What to do in case of gingivitis

In case of gingivitis during embarazo, the most recommended thing is to maintain good habits of oral hygiene, es decir, cepillar the teeth for at least 2 times a day and with a brush of soft bristles, pass the dental hilum 1 time a day and use a mouthwash without alcohol after brushing the teeth.

However, if the gingivitis continues to worsen and the pain and bleeding of the teeth continue to occur, it is advisable to consult a dentist, but it may also be necessary to carry out a professional cleaning of the plaque and the dental calculus.

In certain cases, the dentist may recommend the use of a toothpaste for sensitive patients, such as Sensodyne, for example, and the use of an extremely thin dental hilum to reduce irritation and the chances of bleeding from the body.

After the Nazca baby is advised that the woman should go to the dentist so that he can determine if the gingivitis does not appear or if there are other dental problems, such as caries, requiring restoration or duct treatment.

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