The Puzzling Ways Oral Health Impacts Women’s Health


A Glimpse into the Oral Health Connection with Hormones and Women’s Health

Hormones can wreak havoc on your gums. Hormone levels increase blood flow to the gums, making the tissue swollen and more susceptible to gum disease.

Treating periodontal disease prior to the second trimester has been shown to reduce the number of pre-term, low-weight babies by 80%.

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[2] Journal of Periodontology, 2002

[3] Journal of Periodontology, 2004

[4] Journal of the American Dental Association

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