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There is a myth that pregnant women should postpone going to the dentist; the truth is that not going to the dentist during your pregnancy can be harmful to your health. Hormones surge during pregnancy, creating a lot of challenging changes in your entire body—and that includes your mouth! These hormone changes can affect your gums and teeth. Just remember these rules of what to do during pregnancy: Tell your dentist. Tell your dentist if you are pregnant. Dental work often includes X-rays, something you probably want to put off until later unless they are necessary. If you do have...

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