Oral contraceptives and the periodontium.

  title={Oral contraceptives and the periodontium.},
  author={Philip M. Preshaw},
  journal={Periodontology 2000},
  volume={61 1},
Oral contraceptives are a safe and effective means of contraception for millions of women worldwide. The first formulations of these drugs contained much higher doses of estrogens and progestins than those available today, and these were associated with an unacceptably high rate of unwanted effects including serious cardiovascular events. In addition, a… CONTINUE READING