Oral health status during pregnancy: rural-urban comparisons of oral disease burden among antenatal women in Sri Lanka Full Text
Rural and Remote Health, 07/16/2012
Karunachandra NN et al. – Antenatal women in Sri Lanka have a high burden of dental caries and periodontal disease. Rural women had as twice as many untreated dental caries compared with urban women, but were unlikely to use oral healthcare services due to concerns about safety in receiving dental care during pregnancy. Oral healthcare provision to antenatal women in Sri Lanka can be improved.