The EFP and Oral-B launch site to highlight importance of oral health for pregnant women
Pregnancy is a crucial time in a woman’s life during which oral health is of fundamental importance, as periodontal disease has been linked to various pregnancy complications.
Periodontal treatment during pregnancy offers benefits
Periodontal treatment during pregnancy for women who are suffering from periodontitis will be beneficial to patients and possibly also to their future children.
Periodontitis is risk factor for pregnancy complications
Chronic periodontitis has been acknowledged as a potential risk factor for adverse pregnancy outcomes and it has been suggested that biological mechanisms involving periodontal inflammation might play an important role here.