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Scaling and Root Planing Performed on Pregnant Women With Mild to Moderate Periodontal Disease is Not Efficacious in Reducing Preterm Birth, Low Birth Weight, or Other Poor Pregnancy Outcomes.
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PMID:  22935277     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
ARTICLE TITLE AND BIBLIOGRAPHIC INFORMATION: A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials shows no evidence that periodontal treatment during pregnancy prevents adverse pregnancy outcomes. Baccaglini L. J Am Dent Assoc 2011;142(10):1192-3. REVIEWER: Ananda P. Dasanayake, BDS, MPH, PhD, FACE PURPOSE/QUESTION: To determine whether scaling and root planning performed on pregnant women with mild to moderate periodontal disease is efficacious in reducing preterm birth, low birth weight, or other poor pregnancy outcomes SOURCE OF FUNDING: Information not available TYPE OF STUDY/DESIGN: Systematic review with meta-analysis LEVEL OF EVIDENCE: Level 1: Good-quality, patient-oriented evidence STRENGTH OF RECOMMENDATION GRADE: Grade A: Consistent, good-quality patient-oriented evidence.
Ananda P Dasanayake
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The journal of evidence-based dental practice     Volume:  12     ISSN:  1532-3390     ISO Abbreviation:  J Evid Based Dent Pract     Publication Date:  2012 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-08-31     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101083101     Medline TA:  J Evid Based Dent Pract     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  135-7     Citation Subset:  D; IM    
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Copyright © 2012 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
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