Research / Articles
Periodontal therapy reduces the rate of preterm low birth weight in women with pregnancy-associated gingivitis
Journal of Periodontology - November 2005
Néstor J López, Isabel Da Silva, Joaquín Ipinza, Jorge Gutiérrez
"Periodontal treatment significantly reduced the PT/LBW rate in this population of women with pregnancy‐associated gingivitis. Within the limitions of this study, we conclude that gingivitis appears to be an independent risk factor for PT/LBW for this population.