Prevalence of oral lesions and measurement of salivary pH in the different trimesters of pregnancy.

@article{Jain2015PrevalenceOO,
  title={Prevalence of oral lesions and measurement of salivary pH in the different trimesters of pregnancy.},
  author={Kanu Jain and Harshaminder Kaur},
  journal={Singapore medical journal},
  year={2015},
  volume={56 1},
  pages={53-7}
}
INTRODUCTION Oral changes observed during pregnancy have been studied for many years, but their magnitude and frequency have not been stressed upon. This study was undertaken to assess the prevalence of oral lesions during different trimesters of pregnancy and their correlation with salivary pH change. METHODS The gingival, simplified oral hygiene, community periodontal and decayed-missing-filled teeth indices were used to assess a total of 120 pregnant women (40 in each trimester group) and… CONTINUE READING