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Pregnancy and Periodontal Disease

Source: Oral & Implantology (2017)


Periodontal disease (PD) is an inflammatory disease of the tissues supporting the teeth. PD affects 65 million adults over the age of 30 years in the USA, and worldwide 5 to 70% of adults. Women who develop PD during pregnancy, it is estimated 1 woman in 5, may have a higher risk of adverse pregnancy outcomes.


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