The Importance of Oral Health during Pregnancy

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.

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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.


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Vinay Marla / Ritesh Srii / Deepak Kumar RoyII, Hardik Ajmera

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