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Bi-directional relationship between pregnancy and periodontal disease.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23240948     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
During pregnancy profound perturbations in innate and adaptive immunity impact the clinical course of a number of infectious diseases, including those affecting periodontal tissues. Conversely, it has been suggested that periodontal infections may increase the risk of adverse pregnancy outcomes. In this review, a summary of the literature associated with the bidirectional relationship between pregnancy and periodontal disease as well as the possible mechanisms behind this interaction were examined.
Gary C Armitage
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Periodontology 2000     Volume:  61     ISSN:  1600-0757     ISO Abbreviation:  Periodontol. 2000     Publication Date:  2013 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-12-17     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9313276     Medline TA:  Periodontol 2000     Country:  Denmark    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  160-76     Citation Subset:  D    
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© 2013 John Wiley & Sons A/S.
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