Dental diseases and level of sanitary hygienic knowledge in pregnant women

Written by Popova N.S., Tigrova Yu.I., Kiselnikova L.P

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The dynamic dental observation and questioning
showed high prevalence and intensity of caries (CFE =13.6±0.1
points), given the pregnant women’s low oral hygiene (OHI‑S
– 1.8±0.1, CPITN – 1.3±0.2 points). The questioning indicated
insufficient information awareness about means and methods
of oral hygiene. Most of respondents (71%) have had no idea of
high risk of early childhood caries arisen from mother and nurs‑
es. The authors’ studies have proved the need to develop and
implement dental disease prevention programs among pregnant

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N.S. Popova, Yu.I. Tigrova, L.P. Kiselnikova
Moscow State University of Medicine and Dentistry after A.I. Evdokimov (20/1 Delegatskaya St. Moscow 127473 Russian Federation)

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