By Alisa Williams, Mar 17, 2023

“Estrogen and progesterone increase prior to menses, increasing blood flow to the gums, thus, making them more sensitive to bacteria and plaque buildup,” said Kecia Gaither, M.D., M.P.H., board-certified in OB-GYN and maternal-fetal medicine and director of perinatal services/maternal fetal medicine at NYC Health + Hospitals/Lincoln in the Bronx in New York City.

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