Self-reported gingival conditions and self-care in the oral health of Danish women during pregnancy.

@article{Christensen2003SelfreportedGC,
  title={Self-reported gingival conditions and self-care in the oral health of Danish women during pregnancy.},
  author={Lisa B\oge Christensen and Dorte Jeppe-Jensen and Poul Erik Petersen},
  journal={Journal of clinical periodontology},
  year={2003},
  volume={30 11},
  pages={949-53}
}
OBJECTIVES The purpose of the present study was to describe the self-assessment of gingival health conditions in pregnant women, their oral hygiene behaviour and dental visiting habits, and to analyse self-care practices of pregnant women in relation to perceived gingival problems. MATERIAL AND METHODS The study group comprised 1935 pregnant women living in two areas of Denmark consecutively recruited from August 1998 to March 1999. The survey data were based on telephone interviews… CONTINUE READING

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