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P283 Pregnancy Gingivitis, Periodontitis and its Systemic Effect

Oral infection, especially gingivitis and periodontitis may affect course and pathogenesis of a number of systemic diseases, such as cardiovascular disease, preeclampsia and low birth weight. The purpose of this essay is to evaluate current status of oral infections, especially periodontitis, as a causal factor for systemic diseases.

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Aims

  • To review the effects pregnancy has on the oral cavity
  • To review the relationship between pregnancy and systemic diseases

Objectives

After working through this module you will be able to discuss the effects of pregnancy on the oral cavity and discuss the relationship between pregnancy and systemic diseases.

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