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Pregnant Women can be Treated for Periodontal Disease (GUM DISEASE)

A study done at Feira de Santana State University in Bahia, Brazil tested a group of periodontally healthy pregnant mothers and a group of pregnant mothers with periodontal disease. The study does not show benefit from periodontal therapy in preventing pre-term, low birth weight babies. It does confirm that periodontal therapy is safe for pregnant women.
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