The Importance of Oral Health during Pregnancy: A review

  • Marla V
  • Srii R
  • Roy D
  • et al.
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Abstract

ABSTRACT Pregnancy is a transient physiological state which brings about different hormonal changes in a woman's body. These effects are generalized and there are various oral changes as well. There are a number of especially important alterations in the periodontal conditions within the oral cavity. These changes have important implications as they have been known to cause adverse pregnancy outcomes. Better knowledge about these scenarios among health care professionals and women would go a long way toward avoiding or minimizing these adverse outcomes. Health education is an important tool in creating awareness among pregnant women regarding improvement of their oral health. Awareness among the health professionals and good inter-departmental collaboration would help toward a more efficient treatment of these pregnancy related conditions.

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Marla, V., Srii, R., Roy, D. K., & Ajmera, H. (2018). The Importance of Oral Health during Pregnancy: A review. Medical Express, 5. https://doi.org/10.5935/medicalexpress.2018.mr.002

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