Evaluation of the Knowledge Level, Behavior, and Attitudes of Obstetrics and Gynecology Specialists on the Relationship Between Periodontal Diseases and Pregnancy Outcomes


USTAOĞLU G., Ural U. M. , Paksoy T., ANKARALI H.

MEANDROS MEDICAL AND DENTAL JOURNAL, vol.23, no.1, pp.114-124, 2022 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 23 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2022
  • Doi Number: 10.4274/meros.galenos.2021.24381
  • Journal Name: MEANDROS MEDICAL AND DENTAL JOURNAL
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.114-124
  • Keywords: Awareness, periodontal diseases, pregnancy, preterm labor, questionnaires, LOW-BIRTH-WEIGHT, ORAL-HEALTH, RISK-FACTOR, WOMEN

Abstract

Objective: To investigate the knowledge and awareness level of obstetricians on the relationship between periodontal diseases (PDs) and adverse pregnancy outcomes, and to compare them regarding gender, age, professional experience and institution to identify the pertaining issues requiring improvement.