About the causes of the problem
It is not difficult to guess that the main source of pathology is calcium deficiency. Even at the stage of bearing crumbs, a woman experienced its deficiency, because much of this mineral was taken into the fetus. Despite the fact that many future mothers took on the advice of their doctors multivitamins, among which an important mineral, it did not save teeth from crumbling. At the same time, it is worth noting, that some women after the births crumbles several teeth at once, but others do not have such problems. And in this case heredity is a predisposing factor. If a woman's parents have problems with teeth when they were young, counting on strong teeth after the appearance of crumbs is not worth it. Childbirth can be the culmination moment that will lead to the crumbling of the chewing organs. In this case, the pathology is due to a hereditary predisposition.
Another of its causes - the lack of regular due care of the oral cavity. Many mothers generally cease to pay attention to themselves when a baby appears. They forget about the need to brush their teeth twice a day, rinse their mouth after eating, and soon the chewing organs "protest" in response to such an attitude towards them.
Another cause of the problem is the presence of concomitant diseases. If there is a relapse of chronic ailments, the teeth can make themselves felt. Also, crumbling leads to osteoporosis, diabetes, thyroid disease, arthritis. Stresses are another provocateur of the problem. Lack of milk, anxiety of the baby, quarrels with her husband often provoke a lot of pathologies.
Bad habits can also lead to tooth decay, breaking off pieces of healthy teeth. Women who restrain themselves in smoking during pregnancy, with the appearance of the baby in the world again begin to abuse nicotine. As part of tobacco smoke, there are many dangerous and destructive components. These substances excrete calcium from the body and teeth. In addition, the immunity of a woman after childbirth is reduced.
What to do if you have tooth decay after childbirth?
The easiest advice is to visit a dentist. The sooner a woman seeks help, the more chances she has of preserving her own teeth.
Many are afraid of treatment. But today, dentistry uses laxative-safe analgesics, high-quality filling materials. And a dentist can and should be treated during the period of breastfeeding. Modern anesthetics in the form of lidocaine and ultracaine are completely safe, because of the female body are excreted after 3-6 hours, and completely.
If a woman is very worried about anesthesia while sealing, she can feed the baby before taking the dentist, express the milk for the next feeding. In many women, fear causes x-rays. But even this is groundless. A specialist assigns such a diagnostic procedure to a woman to understand how far the tooth has gone, whether it is advisable to treat it altogether. Irradiation of the x-ray of the jaw during breastfeeding is safe.
In addition to treatment, it is necessary to strengthen the diet of dairy products, rich in calcium. And the leader in its content is cottage cheese. Good sources of calcium are also nuts, fish. Perhaps the dentist will recommend the intake of special calcium-containing drugs if the condition of a woman's teeth is really menacing. Help to preserve their health quality pasta with fluoride and calcium.
Dentists always emphasize that it is easier to prevent this problem than to eliminate it. They recommend that in the second half of the bearing of the baby, saturated calcium and vitamin C, which contributes to its assimilation in the body. It's quite simple.
It is also worth considering that coffee is washing this important trace element out of the body. And many mothers are fond of such a drink, because it perfectly tones the body after heavy, unplanned nights.