International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Dental Science | Tunisia | Volume 6 Issue 12, December 2017


Epidemiological Study on the Oral State in Pregnant Women

C. Mlaouah | S. Ziada [2] | M. Chebil | I. Blouza


Abstract: Introduction Pregnancy plays a preponderant role in the development of oral and dental pathologies by the action of steroid sex hormones on the different systems of the maternal organism and in particular the immune, vascular and secretory systems, as well as on the gingival flora. and oral. Objective Our goal was to compare oral status in pregnant versus non-pregnant women to determine whether or not there is a relationship between hormonal disruption during pregnancy and increased incidence of oral disease. Material and methods We conducted an epidemiological survey. This investigation took place in the gynecology department of the military hospital of Tunis. The sample consists of 200 women divided into two groups A test group consisting of 100 pregnant women and a control group consisting of 100 non-pregnant women. Exclusion criteria were Age


Keywords: pregnancy, gum score, oral impact, tooth decay


Edition: Volume 6 Issue 12, December 2017,


Pages: 918 - 924


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