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Primary Prevention of Periodontal Disease in Relation to Preterm Birth in Malawi

With this proposal, we aim to evaluate the feasibility and acceptability of distribution of chewing gums and/or gummy bear snacks containing at least one polyol on the primary prevention of periodontal disease in association with PTB and SGA births through the rural expansion of our current established community-based health care efforts in Lilongwe, Malawi.

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