Monthly Archives: July 2017

4 oral healthcare points for your pregnant patients

1. Oral health can affect pregnancy outcome A pregnant women’s oral health can affect the outcome of her pregnancy. Studies have found associations between periodontal infections and preterm birth, or babies being born early. However, research has not shown that pregnancy outcomes improve with dental treatment. “A mother who has poor oral health has a […]

Kid-Tested, Dentist-Approved: 6 Teeth Cleaning Tips from Dentist Parents

Click here for more Family Dentistry As a parent, you may have more in common with your dentist than you think. Many moms and dads—even dentists—struggle to keep their children’s mouths and teeth clean. ADA dentist Dr. Gene Romo is a father of four – ages 13, 10, 8 and 2. “As you can imagine, […]