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Revista clínica de periodoncia, implantología y rehabilitación oral

versión On-line ISSN 0719-0107

Resumen

NATA FONSECA SILVA, Ricardo et al. Periodontal profile and oral hygiene status in pregnants at maternity hospital in the state of Goias, Brazil. Rev. Clin. Periodoncia Implantol. Rehabil. Oral [online]. 2018, vol.11, n.3, pp.140-142. ISSN 0719-0107.  http://dx.doi.org/10.4067/S0719-01072018000300140.

Objective:

The aim of this study was to assess the periodontal status of women during pregnancy attended in a maternity hospital, as well as their oral hygiene habits.

Materials and Methods:

The sample was composed by 100 pregnant women, ranging from their first to ninth month of pregnancy, were examined at a maternity hospital in Goiás, Brazil. They received information about oral hygiene techniques and they were submmited a periodontal examination in a dentist’s office, where the Periodontal Screening and Recording (PSR) codes were verified along with bleeding on probing and tooth loss.

Results:

About their pregnancy period, the most (46%) were in their third trimester at the time of this study. The gingival index showed an average of 12% and 90% of the patients presented PSR Code 2. As for dental hygiene, 55% reported brushing three times a day and 48% used dental floss daily.

Conclusion:

The most pregnant women in the third trimester, showed a prevalence for gingivitis. They reported brushing their teeth three times a day and using dental floss daily.

Palabras clave : Pregnancy; Periodontal disease; Oral hygiene; Tooth brushing; Gingival index.

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