Does pregnancy cause tooth loss?

Pregnancy is a unique period in a woman's life; during which many physical changes occur that may affect oral and dental health, which are essential to overall health.

Dr. Rafif Tayara
Published on:Jan 13th 2023 |Updated on:Jun 10th 2024

Prevention, diagnosis, and treatment are safe and effective practices to improve the health of a pregnant woman, in addition to being important for the health of the fetus as well.

Many physical changes occur during pregnancy that may affect oral health, with dietary habits and hormonal changes being among the most common causes of oral and dental problems during pregnancy.

Watch the video and find out if pregnancy causes tooth loss with the pediatric dentist and international lecturer, Dr. Rafif Tayara.

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Dr. Rafif TayaraPediatric Dentist

Dr. Tayara is a proud mother of 8-year-old twins. She trained in Pediatric Dentistry both at St-Justine Children’s Hospital in Montreal and at Saint-Joseph University in Beirut. She’s an international Oral Health Speaker and lecturer, as well as the Middle East Ambassador for oral healthcare Scandinavian brand Jordan. She lived and worked in Montreal, Beirut, Abu Dhabi, Doha, and Dubai and gathered extensive experience of 16 years in taking care of children’s oral health. She currently practices at Dr. Michael’s Children's Center, offering quality specialized pediatric dentistry. As a mom, she can always relate to other parents’ struggles. She enjoys sharing parenting tips with her little patients’ parents daily.

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