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Your dentist in Belmont is an important member of your prenatal care team. Take care of your dental health and that of your baby’s by visiting your dentist at least every six months for adental check-up and professional cleaning. Inform the dentist that you’re pregnant and ask if you need to take any special precautions. For example, it’s crucial to get enough calcium in your diet, especially between the third and sixth months of pregnancy. This is when your baby’s teeth begin to develop.

For more helpful tips, watch this video. You’ll learn about some of the oral health changes that dentists often see in pregnant women, such as an increased risk of gingivitis. You’ll also get some invaluable advice on keeping your baby’s mouth healthy—even before his or her first teeth erupt.