Last week we saw a statement from the American Heart Association, the American Academy of Periodontology, and the American Dental Association dealing with idea of whether periodontal disease contributes to heart disease. It seems that the current scientific evidence does not support a link between the two. Now that doesn't mean that there is no link, it just means that the science does not indicate one at this point in time.
Therefore, I find it ironic that just one week later comes this study dealing with the idea that having gum disease can work against a woman how is trying to get pregnant. Here are the background and methods: