Hormonal changes occur during pregnancy due to which the gums become sensitive in case of pregnant females.
Gums swell up and will become inflamed in case of pregnancy and will bleed.
Periodontal problems occur in this period due to plaque which is present around the teeth.
Gum problems very often occur around the wisdom tooth and gums become more aggravated in case of pregnant females.
Neglecting ordinary oral care because of press of other duties may increase the incidence of dental caries in pregnant females.
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Pregnancy is not a disease but special considerations should be made when tooth extraction is required during pregnancy.