Maternal Oral Health and Preterm Low Birth Weight in Pakistan (Amyn Lakhani)
This doctoral research study investigated the role of periodontitis in pre-term low birth weight.
The objectives of the study are to:
- investigate the role of periodontal infection as possible risk factor for PLBW;
- determine the prevalence of dental health status and practice in a defined population of pregnant women in Pakistan
- to evaluate methods of determining gestational age
Funder: Fogarty International Centre, USA