Can you lose teeth during pregnancy? What dentists want people to know

Alyson R. Briggs

Alicia Hebner was just 34 when she began wearing full dentures after having her last seven teeth pulled.

She first started losing her adult teeth during her first pregnancy at the age of 21. She had just gotten married the year before.

“We had our first daughter,” Hebner said. “That’s when I noticed my teeth starting to hurt more, being more sensitive. They were getting yellow really fast. And they felt like they were getting soft really fast.”

Two teeth soon fell out within two weeks of each other and her dental health continued to deteriorate with each of her

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