This article has a purely informative purpose. It aims to inform people about risks and to list the most frequent diseases. The diseases mentioned above are by no means a generality and are a summary of various medical articles.
The symptoms listed should not be a source of remote diagnosis and in no way replace a visit to your doctor or dentist
During pregnancy, estrogen-progestogen stimulation has several repercussions on the oral cavity:
- Some oral immunosuppression leading to the proliferation of germs and bacteria
- A drop in salivary pH leading to the development of bacteria causing cavities, or periodontal pockets This acidity can cause enamel erosion (especially when pregnant women are prone to vomiting).
- Hormonal variations can alter a woman's food preferences pregnant, the taste for sugar being increased.
For several years, periodontal disease has been suspected to be a risk factor for preterm deliveries although the exact mechanism remains unknown.
Indeed a dental infection can lead to and be the cause of many infections in each organ of the human body. The majority of patients with a genetic predisposition remain immunocompromised patients as well as diabetics in whom special attention must be ensured.
These complications can be prevented with good dental hygiene, an annual visit to the dentist, and timely treatment of gum disease. As stated at the top of the page, decay is the most common dental infection. present in the world and does not only affect children who eat a lot of sugars. Treating it remains essential and thus avoids many complications, whether at the oral level or more generally in the body.