The last cycle of Aula DENTAID courses, addressed to dental hygienists, takes place during the months of April, May, June and September in a total of 17 cities in Spain under the title “Diabetes and periodontal health: a two-way relationship.” More than 1,300 industry professionals have already attended these training sessions, which began in Seville last April and will finalise in Zaragoza this coming September 17th.
Oral health prevention is very important and becomes even more significant before and during pregnancy, if we consider that 1 in every 4 pregnant women may be at high risk for pre-term delivery due to periodontal problems
This is one of the main conclusions from the theoretical-practical workshop on Oral Health and Pregnancy with journalists in Madrid, directed by Dr Xavier Calvo, DDS, periodontist and Medical Advisor at DENTAID, and Ainhoa Liaño, a third-generation midwife. The session revealed how oral infections including gingivitis or periodontitis can increase the risk for adverse pregnancy outcomes: pre-term delivery, low birth weight or placental hypertension (pre-eclampsia). [Leer más]