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How does aggressive periodontitis affect pregnancy?

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Dr. Jonathan Song
Gynecology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Preterm Labor

Any potentially significant infection increases risk of transmitting bacteria through blood to the unborn child since infectious agents can cross the placental barrier. This can sometimes contribute to possible preterm labor.
Please discuss with your doctor regarding antibiotic usage.

In brief: Preterm Labor

Any potentially significant infection increases risk of transmitting bacteria through blood to the unborn child since infectious agents can cross the placental barrier. This can sometimes contribute to possible preterm labor.
Please discuss with your doctor regarding antibiotic usage.
Dr. Jonathan Song
Dr. Jonathan Song
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Dr. Alex Shvartsman
Dentistry - Cosmetic
2 doctors agree

In brief: Absolutely

Studies have shown that periodontal disease is a risk factor in preterm birth, low birth weight babies and preeclampsia.
As well as pregnancy gingivitis and pregnancy gum tumors.

In brief: Absolutely

Studies have shown that periodontal disease is a risk factor in preterm birth, low birth weight babies and preeclampsia.
As well as pregnancy gingivitis and pregnancy gum tumors.
Dr. Alex Shvartsman
Dr. Alex Shvartsman
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Dr. Media Najafi
Dentistry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Low birth weight

There are many studies showing relathionship between periodontitis and low birth weight and preterm birth.
It can restrict baby's growth.

In brief: Low birth weight

There are many studies showing relathionship between periodontitis and low birth weight and preterm birth.
It can restrict baby's growth.
Dr. Media Najafi
Dr. Media Najafi
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Dr. Jason Cataldo
Dentistry - Periodontics

In brief: Pre-term low birthwt

Aggressive and chronic periodontitis can result in pre-term low birth weight.
Bacteria beneath the gum line has access to the bloodstream. The best thing to do is get treated asap.

In brief: Pre-term low birthwt

Aggressive and chronic periodontitis can result in pre-term low birth weight.
Bacteria beneath the gum line has access to the bloodstream. The best thing to do is get treated asap.
Dr. Jason Cataldo
Dr. Jason Cataldo
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