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Periodontal disease and spontaneous preterm birth: a case control study Wood, Stephen; Frydman, Albert; Cox, Stephen; Brant, Rollin; Needoba, Sheilia; Eley, Barry; Sauve, Reg

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Background: Several studies have suggested an association between periodontal disease and prematurity but this finding has not been consistently observed. Methods: Case control study. Cases (n = 50) were women who had delivered after spontaneous preterm labor at

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