Dental decay can be prevented by Pit and fissure sealants which seals the deep grooves and prevents food getting stuck on the biting surface. Also, fluoride application every six months and routine dental check ups can prevent cavities in children.
Yes, Routine dental procedures like scaling and filling can be done anytime upto 32 weeks. Pregnancy causes hormonal changes which inturn affects the gums and also sticky saliva makes the teeth more prone to decay. So it’s important to have good oral hygiene during pregnancy.