The effect of sociocultural status on periodontal conditions in pregnancy.

@article{Yalin2002TheEO,
  title={The effect of sociocultural status on periodontal conditions in pregnancy.},
  author={Funda Yalçin and Esti Eskinazi and Mahtaban Soydinc and Cansu Baseğmez and Halim Issever and Gulden Isik and Laçin Berber and Recep Has and Hilmi Sabuncu and Utku Onan},
  journal={Journal of periodontology},
  year={2002},
  volume={73 2},
  pages={178-82}
}
BACKGROUND The effects of sociocultural status on periodontal conditions in pregnant women have been reported by a number of researchers and there have been speculations about the effects of hormonal changes, patients' systemic health, and socio-cultural characteristics on periodontal health during pregnancy. METHODS This study evaluates the periodontal condition of 61 pregnant women at their first, second, and third trimesters, and the relation between the demographic (age, professional… CONTINUE READING