Dental prophylaxis for pregnant patients at our Munich dental practice – preventing dental problems in pregnancy
The key things to know about dental prophylaxis during pregnancy
Why is prophylaxis important during pregnancy?
During pregnancy, the mother’s hormonal balance changes. This can lead to deterioration of the gums, increased susceptibility to tooth decay, increased blood flow to the gums and loosening of the connective tissue. At Dr. Butz and Partners, we will provide you with a preventive care plan. Among other elements, this includes professional teeth cleaning and an in-depth consultation on the risks pregnancy can pose for your teeth – and how you can mitigate these risks. Recognise and minimise dental risks during pregnancy and receive advice from our certified staff!
“Every child costs a tooth”?
Thanks to modern dentistry, this old wives’ tale is no longer true. A preventive care plan that includes prophylaxis treatment can ensure that symptoms such as bleeding gums are normalised and prevent chronic diseases of the gums, such as periodontitis or caries. Our specialist staff at Dr. Butz and Partners will provide you with an in-depth consultation. In addition to a preventive care plan, you will also be given advice on how to integrate preventive care measures into your daily routine during pregnancy.
Nausea in pregnancy – did you know?
Many women suffer from nausea and vomiting during the first three months of pregnancy. However, it is not advisable to brush your teeth straight after being sick. Brushing your teeth immediately after vomiting can damage the tooth enamel that has just been attacked and softened by stomach acid. It’s therefore best to first rinse your mouth out with water and then to avoid cleaning your teeth for at least another half an hour. You can find out more tips by talking to our dentists at Dr. Butz and Partners.
Source: Dr. Martin Butz, Dr. Butz & Partner, 01.06.2022, Munich
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Over the last few years, our dental practice in Munich has established itself as a professional and expert point of contact for all outpatient dental treatments. Thanks to many years of experience and teamwork, we can offer solutions and services for complex cases that were not previously possible in this form. We have received several awards in recognition of this. Our treatment methods are also the subject of numerous publications and lectures. We are one of the few practices in Germany that can offer you the option of participating in various renowned clinical studies. We have close links to research and can treat you using the latest materials and dentistry technologies.
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Prophylaxis during Pregnancy Munich
Prophylaxis during Pregnancy Munich
Due to hormonal changes, gum and caries sensitivity can worsen during pregnancy. During this time, gums are supplied with more blood, and the connective tissue is loosened. But do not worry, the old saying that ”every child costs a tooth“ is outdated thanks to modern dental medicine. With appropriate prophylaxis, symptoms can be normalised quickly and chronic diseases of the gum like periodontitis or caries can be prevented. The dentists at the practice of Dr. Butz and Partner in Munich offer you an individual prophylaxis care plan.
This does not only consist of professional dental cleaning. Our dentists will explain the risks your teeth are exposed to during pregnancy and how you can prevent them. You are unsure whether you already have symptoms? One example of a symptom to take seriously is bleeding gums.
The dentists at the dental practice Dr. Butz and Partner in Munich not only help you recognise risks early and minimize them, but also give you tips for everyday life during pregnancy. Many women suffer from sickness during the first three months. What a lot of people do not however know is that it is not advisable to brush your teeth directly after sickness. It is better to only rinse your mouth with water and brush your teeth after around half an hour; otherwise, the acid attacks the enamel. This and further tips can be received at the dental practice of Dr. Butz and Partner in Munich, offering the easiest way to incorporate prophylaxis during pregnancy individually into your everyday life. Visit the dentists of Dr. Butz and Partner in Munich. We would be happy to advise you.