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Trying to Get Pregnant? Brush Your Teeth
Regular visits toِ theِ dentist andِ good oral hygiene habits suchِ asِ flossing play anِ important role forِ women whoِ areِ trying toِ becomeِ pregnant, according toِ a newِ study finding women withِ gum disease takeِ anِ average ofِ 2 months longer toِ conceive.
7 Devastating Infectious Diseases] After monitoring a group ofِ 3,737 pregnant women whoِ wereِ takingِ part inِ a Western Australian study called theِ SMILE study, researcher fromِ the University ofِ Western Australia analyzed theِ pregnancy planning andِ outcome information ofِ 3,416 ofِ the women.
The findings showed thatِ women withِ gum disease tookِ anِ average ofِ justِ over 7 months toِ becomeِ pregnant, whichِ wasِ 2 months longer thanِ the average ofِ 5 months itِ took women withoutِ gum disease toِ conceive.