Disparities in Unmet Dental Need and Dental Care Received by Pregnant Women in Maryland

@article{Singhal2013DisparitiesIU,
  title={Disparities in Unmet Dental Need and Dental Care Received by Pregnant Women in Maryland},
  author={Astha Singhal and Amit Chattopadhyay and A. Isabel Garcia and Amy B. Adams and Diana T Cheng},
  journal={Maternal and Child Health Journal},
  year={2013},
  volume={18},
  pages={1658-1666}
}
To examine prenatal dental care needs, utilization and oral health counseling among Maryland women who delivered a live infant during 2001–2003 and identify the factors associated with having a dental visit and having an unmet dental need during pregnancy. Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System is an ongoing population based surveillance system that collects information of women’s attitudes and experiences before, during, and shortly after pregnancy. Logistic regression was used to model… CONTINUE READING