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    Gum Disease Associated with Risk of Premature Birth

    The study, published online the first time in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the 1st of September 2010 was found a strong correlation between successful treatment of periodontal (gum) with the possibility of the birth of the baby ahead of time that should atauprematur. The research was conducted on 322 pregnant women who all have gum disease. They were divided into two groups. The first group was given care gum, yaituscaling and root planing plus oral hygiene instruction. While the other group given only oral hygiene care instructions to improve the health of the oral cavity. It turned out that the incidence of preterm birth in the two groups was not significant, ie 52.4% in women who do not get treatment, and 45.6% in women who receive care. Researchers


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