Periodontal Treatment No Harm To New Born

NEW YORK, USA/LEIPZIG, Germany: Pregnant women with gum disease may undergo non-surgical periodontal treatment without fear of consequences for their baby’s health. In a large trial involving 400 infants between the ages of two and three from different paediatric clinics in the US, dental clinicians found that treating periodontitis during pregnancy did not affect the children’s cognitive, motor or language capabilities later in life.

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