How a Female’s Hormones Affect Oral Health

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Your hormones are linked to several components of your health –your weight, for instance, or your emotions. Your hormones even affect your dental health. Did you know that a hormone surge can mean you are more prone to gum disease? That’s because two of your female hormones called estrogren and progesterone bring more blood flow… Read more »

Reducing Plaque During Pregnancy

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Pregnancy is the perfect time to visit your dentist as well as your obstetrician. Due to increased estrogen and progesterone, your oral health can suffer by the way your gum tissue reacts to plaque. Your teeth and gums will benefit from a thorough dental cleaning and checkup! Pregnancy Gingivitis: this occurs because of how your… Read more »