There are two major dental concerns for pregnant woman – avoiding dental emergencies and treatment in the last trimester and preventing periodontal
To prevent or minimize pregnancy gingivitis, take extra care and time with good brushing and flossing techniques to remove the plaque. It is advisable to have a professional prophylaxis [cleaning] in the 1st and 2nd trimester. Have good balanced diet, getting plenty of vitamin C and B12. Smokers should refrain from smoking for the entire pregnancy.