Gynecology & Obstetrics

Gynecology & Obstetrics
Open Access

ISSN: 2161-0932

Swati Jain

Department of Public Health Dentistry, D. J. College of Dental Sciences and Research, Ajit Mahal, Niwari Road, Modinagar, Uttar Pradesh, India

  • Case Report   
    Changing Pattern of Gingivitis and Periodontitis in Different Trimesters among Pregnant Women Comparing. The Same with Non Pregnant Women Attending the Government Hospitals in Delhi
    Author(s): Swati Jain*

    Background: Pregnancy is a dynamic physiological state evidenced by several transient changes which even affects the oral cavity. Present study was conducted with an aim to assess the changing patterns of gingivitis and periodontitis in different trimesters of pregnancy amongst pregnant and non pregnant women attending the outpatient Department of Government Hospitals in Delhi, India. Methodology: A total sample size of 800 pregnant and 800 non-pregnant women attending the O.P.D of 4 Government Hospitals of Delhi was obtained through Stratified Cluster Sampling Technique. A structured pretested assessment form was used to assess the gingival, periodontal and oral hygiene status using Gingival Index (GI), Community Periodontal Index (CPI) and Loss of Attachment (LOA) and Oral Hygiene Index-Simplified (OHI-S). Statistical analysis was done using.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2161-10932.2020.10.527

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