Online ISSN: 2515-8260

Author : Albuthe, ‏ Ahmed Jamaan Aiedh AlZahrani, Mosa Mohammed Eid AlZahrani, Mohamed Abdulrahman


The Importance of Oral Health during Pregnancy: Article review

‏ Ahmed Jamaan Aiedh AlZahrani, Mosa Mohammed Eid AlZahrani, Mohamed Abdulrahman Albuthe

European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine, 2021, Volume 8, Issue 4, Pages 3360-3368

Pregnancyisatransitoryphysiologicalstatewhichcarriesdifferenthormonalchangesinawoman’sbody.Theseeffectsaregeneralizedandincludingvariousoralchangesaswell.Thereareamanyimportantalterations in the periodontal conditions within the oral cavity. These changes have significant consequences as theyhavebeenknowntocausenegativepregnancyoutcomes.Betterknowledgeaboutthesescenariosamonghealthcare professionals and women would go a long way toward avoiding or minimizing these adverse outcomes.Healtheducationisanimportanttoolincreatingawarenessamongpregnantwomenregardingimprovementoftheiroralhealth.Awarenessamongthehealthprofessionalsandgoodinter-departmentalcollaborationwouldhelptowardamoreefficienttreatmentofthesepregnanciesrelatedconditions