Lactating Women and Oral Health

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Karama M.T AL-Nuaimy


The Present study was done to Compare gingival and dental heath indices between Lactating and non – Lactating woman during first ten months after Child birth By determine  prevalence of dental Caries, plaque and Calculus.

The Sample Consist of eighty females, Forty of them as Control group non-lactating women while another forty as study group Lactating women.

Found the breast feeding or nursing for milk production during Lactation Create many problems in oral cavity like dental decay, gingivitis and periodontitis even teeth loss.

The bad oral hygiene of Lactating women or breast feeding mothers due to loss of bone density in pregnancy and Lactation For growing babies in addition to Careless of Lactating women.

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Karama M.T AL-Nuaimy. (2022). Lactating Women and Oral Health. Journal of Coastal Life Medicine, 10, 48–52. Retrieved from