Preventive Dentistry


smiling pregnant woman in dentist's chair

It’s no secret that your body is going through a lot of changes during pregnancy – after all, you are growing a new human life! You’ve been warned about the hormonal fluctuations, swollen ankles, and strange cravings that hit when you least expect it. But have you given any thought to how pregnancy affects your mouth and teeth? If not, Rutgers Health University Dental Associates can help you.

woman in dentist's chair looking over the shoulder and smiling

Growing up, you were probably told by your parents and dentist to brush your teeth regularly in order to avoid cavities. Even if you followed this advice every day, cavities can still occur. In fact, most of us will have at least a cavity or two at some point, and if left untreated, they can create harmful medical complications that seriously impact your health.