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Notes on Women's Health

Notes on Women's Health

Periodontal Disease During Pregnancy What Should I Do?

pregnancyRecent medical studies of pregnant women with periodontitis found that treatment of the disease with scaling and/or root planing may reduce the likelihood of preterm birth or low birth weight.

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PERIODONTAL DISEASE DURING PREGNANCY:
WHAT SHOULD I DO?

If you’ve ever had periodontal disease, also known as periodontitis, you probably wanted to have it treated right away. As an inflammatory disease affecting the tissues that support the teeth, periodontitis can lead to the loosening or even loss of teeth.

There are additional concerns if you’re pregnant. Read More