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Oral and dental health in pregnant women: attitudes among dentists in southeastern Spain

Pia López-Jornet, Fabio Camacho-Alonso, Mariano Sanchez-Siles, Francisco Molina-Miñano
New York State Dental Journal 2014, 80 (1): 38-41
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A study was undertaken to determine the general level of knowledge, attitudes and practices in clinical dental care of pregnant women. This was a transversal descriptive study in the form of a structured and anonymous survey completed by dentists in Murcia (southeast Spain). The questionnaire was sent by e-mail and investigated dentists' knowledge of and attitudes toward different dental procedures applying to pregnant women. The response rate to the questionnaire was 60%. The vast majority of dentists (81.3%) agreed that oral care should be part of general healthcare for pregnant women. However, discrepancies were found in knowledge and attitudes to practice.

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