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Pregnancy & Dentistry: What You Should Know

Expecting mothers know that treating any health issues is a priority during this special time, as any problems could affect the baby. But what about getting dental treatments?

Key takeaways:

  • It’s safe to receive care for gum disease, and it’s important to do so to avoid infection and possible low birth weight problems. 
  • Fillings are also safe during pregnancy. 
  • Bacteria in cavities can be transmitted to your baby which could increase the baby’s risk of cavities during their childhood – so it’s important to get cavities treated before or during pregnancy.
  • Dental cleanings are also safe during pregnancy, and keep teeth free of plaque and bacteria.

If you have any specific concerns, make sure to discuss them with your dentist.

Read the full story here: https://yourdentalhealthresource.com/can-a-pregnant-womans-oral-health-affect-her-baby/ 

Dr Siddharth Wandrekar - Practice principal (GDC No. 170074)

BDS – India 2004, MSc Prosthetic Dentistry 2007 (London), MJDF Royal College of Surgeons England

Sidd has been with Brunel Dental Practice since 2011 and took over the practice in September 2016 after the previous principal retired.

Sidd qualified in 2004 from one of the prestigious Universities in India. He came to the UK and meritoriously obtained a Masters in Prosthetic Dentistry from King’s College, London. He then spent a year in a hospital environment being involved in major surgeries such as head and neck cancer, correction of jaw fractures and complex surgical removal of teeth. He moved to work as an Associate in Private and NHS practices in Scotland before joining Brunel Dental Practice.

Sidd enjoys dentistry because he can help everyone to achieve good dental health and overall well-being in a caring and comfortable environment.

He is married with two boys who keep him on his toes. He loves playing tennis and represents the local club in the regional Leagues. He loves to travel and visit offbeat places. He also has a keen interest in current affairs.

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