Maternal periodontal disease is related to preterm low birth weight delivery in a group of Brazilian women

Stefanie Russell, Ananda P. Dasanayake

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Abstract

Article Title and Bibliographic Information: Association between periodontitis and low birth weight: a case control study. Moliterno LF, Monteiro B, Figueredo CM, Fischer RG. J Clin Perio 2005;32:886-90. Level of Evidence: 3b. Purpose/Question: To examine the potential association between delivery of preterm, low birth weight infants and periodontitis in pregnant women. Source of Funding: Not specified. Type of Study/Design: Case-control study.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)236-237
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Evidence-Based Dental Practice
Volume6
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 2006

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dentistry(all)

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