Non-Surgical Periodontal Therapy may Reduce Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes

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Abstract

ARTICLE TITLE AND BIBLIOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

Effect of periodontal therapy on pregnancy outcome in women affected by periodontitis.

ARTICLE TITLE AND BIBLIOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

Tarannum, F. and M. Faizuddin (2007).

ARTICLE TITLE AND BIBLIOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

J Periodontol 78(11):2095-103.

LEVEL OF EVIDENCE

Level 2 (Limited-quality, patient-oriented evidence)

STRENGTH OF RECOMMENDATION GRADE

Not applicable

PURPOSE/QUESTION

What is the effect of non-surgical periodontal therapy on pre-term birth and low birth weight among pregnant women with a history of periodontitis?

SOURCE OF FUNDING

Information not available.

TYPE OF STUDY/DESIGN

Randomized controlled trial.

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