Dental health and pregnancy…

This is an interesting finding…many of us neglect our oral health. It is important to see a dentist regularly as the mouth is a source of many systemic infections.

So if you are trying to get pregnant make sure you also see your dentist.

 

Study of 3416 pregnant Australian women

Women with gum disease took longer to get pregnant

Dental hygiene just part of “whole package of healthy lifestyle”

WOMEN who wish to fall pregnant should be advised to brush their teeth and floss regularly as gum disease affects chances of conception, a fertility conference in Stockholm was told.

Periodontal disease can delay the time it takes to conceive by two months on average, an effect similar to that of obesity in women, the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE) heard today at its annual meeting.

via Brush, floss if you want to get pregnant, Stockholm fertility conference told | News.com.au.

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