Mothers to Be: Take Care of Your Teeth

The length of pregnancy lasts about nine months and it’s important to stay abreast of your health, which also affects your baby’s health as well. With that being said, your pearly whites need to remain on top of your to-do list. In case you didn’t know, mothers and caregivers can pass on bacteria to their baby that can develop into early childhood caries. The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry was recognized in a ModernMom.com blog entry regarding the importance of your dental health and early childhood caries.  

“According to the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, caries is a transmissible infectious disease and the major reservoir from which infants acquire cariogenic bacteria is their mother’s saliva.”

To continue reading about the importance of you and your baby’s dental health, visit

http://www.modernmom.com/blogs/twooth-timer/early-childhood-caries-ecc

 

 

 


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